University of Surrey

University of Surrey


**Why choose this course** Economics shapes our world, from inflation and unemployment rates, through to the implications of Brexit and the price of milk. Our MA in Economics will give you the opportunity to explore this engrossing subject and its continual impact on our world. Our intensive conversion course is designed to let you pursue a career in economics, regardless of your previous degree subject. This course will enable you to develop the necessary skills for a successful career in this exciting and rewarding field. **What you will study** Our MA Economics will give you a thorough education in the theories and applications of economics. You'll study the core principles of microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics, gaining a critical awareness of current economic problems and insights. You'll also develop the ability to combine relevant analytical techniques with insightful data analysis to produce economic conclusions. The range of optional modules on this course will allow you to shape your course to match your personal interests and career aspirations. You can choose from an extensive list of topics which currently includes international finance, risk management, energy and development.

Entry requirements

MA: A minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree, or a recognised equivalent international qualification. English language requirements IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall with 6.0 in each element.

Course modules

Modules listed are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that modules may be subject to teaching availability, student demand and/or class size caps. FULL-TIME Year 1 (full-time) ADVANCED ECONOMICS PROJECT - Compulsory FOUNDATIONS OF FINANCE: FINANCE & INVESTMENTS - Compulsory FOUNDATIONS OF MACROECONOMICS - Compulsory FOUNDATIONS OF MICROECONOMICS - Compulsory QUANTITATIVE METHODS - Compulsory APPLIED ECONOMETRICS - Compulsory APPLIED POLICY ANALYSIS - Compulsory CORPORATE FINANCE - Optional ECONOMICS OF INTERNATIONAL OIL AND GAS - Optional ECONOMICS OF THE FIRM - Optional INTERNATIONAL FINANCE - Optional INTERNATIONAL FINANCE AND DEVELOPING ECONOMIES - Optional INVESTMENT ANALYSIS - Optional RISK MANAGEMENT - Optional Optional modules for Year 1 (full-time) - FHEQ Level 7 Choose two optional modules


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2019 - 12 Months
MA Part-time September 2019 - 24 Months

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Main Site GU2 7XH South East

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