Taught course

Economics

Institution
University College Cork · Department of Economics
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Applicants must have either a primary degree in Economics or an appropriate Higher Diploma in Economics and have attained at least a 2H2 on the aggregate of all Economics courses in the degree or diploma award. Specific requirements are detailed in the College Calendar, Part 2.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The analysis of economies, in terms of past performance, current situation and future prospects, is not only a major business in itself but has an enormous impact on political, business and social life and on public thinking in general. This programme develops the knowledge, understanding and skills required for those interested in opening up a career in this exciting area at home and abroad, where theoretical and empirical research combines with communication, advising and decision-making. Career opportunities include professional economists in business and government, in research and consultancy organizations and in third level institutions.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
18 months
full time
9 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr. Eoin O'Leary
Email
eoin.oleary@ucc.ie
Phone
00 353 (0) 21 490 2973