Taught course

Economics

Institution
The University of Manchester · Economics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

UK 2:1 (or overseas equivalent) in economics/econometrics/agricultural economics or a related subject for direct MSc entry. Applicants with a UK 2:2 (or overseas equivalent) in economics/econometrics/agricultural economics or a related subject may be considered for entry onto the MA Economics or Postgraduate Diploma Economics.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme aims to provide balanced and rigorous training in modern theories and techniques in economics at the postgraduate level. Students are introduced to key concepts, ideas, tools and techniques via core and optional course units, and have the opportunity to combine and practice their skills in writing a summer dissertation. By the end of the programme, you should be able to read and understand the leading economics journals, develop economic models of your own from which to derive original results and offer a critique of underlying theories.

Information for international students

English requirement: TOEFL score of 100 (IBT) with 25 in each section or IELTS 7 score of 7 with 7 in the writing.

Fees and funding

http://www.manchester.ac.uk/postgraduate/funding/

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations44
Written coursework / continuous assessment22
Dissertation34 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pg-soss@manchester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 275 4471
Fax
+44 (0)161 275 4928