Taught course


Maynooth University · Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting

Entry requirements

The degree is targeted at high quality undergraduate students who have obtained at least a 2.1 degree in Economics or a related subject. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level. Certain programmes may have additional requirements. Minimum English language requirements: please visit Maynooth University International Office website for information about English language tests accepted and required scores. The requirements specified are applicable for both EU and non-EU applicants. Maynooth University’s TOEFL code is 8850

Months of entry


Course content

The MA in Economics is structured to provide a diverse and challenging education. The emphasis is on ‘education’ with graduates encouraged to think for themselves and become proficient in problem solving. The programme provides students with the essential concepts and methods of economics before proceeding to apply these tools in the specialised field courses. Successful graduates attain economic, quantitative and communication skills that are highly sought by employers in the public and private sectors. These skills are easily transferable to other career paths, leading to many and varied career opportunities.

Fees and funding

For funding and scholarship opportunities see here.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting