Taught course

Economics

Institution
University of Cambridge · Faculty of Economics
Qualifications
MPhil

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK High II.i Honours Degree or its international equivalent. Applications are considered as they are received (rolling admissions), but borderline applications are put on 'hold' until all applications have been assessed.  'Hold' applications are assessed as a gathered field in April; applicants will be notified if their application is in the 'hold' category.

Months of entry

September

Course content

http://www.2016.graduate.study.cam.ac.uk/courses/directory/ececmpmec

The MPhil in Economics is a one-year master’s degree that runs from mid-September to late July. This degree is specifically aimed at candidates who are interested in undertaking a master’s degree that will give them the technical training required to undertake a career as a professional economist working for, say, the UK Government Economic Service or an economics consultancy.

Qualification and course duration

MPhil

full time
10 months

Assessment

Thesis

Students submit a 10,000 word dissertation at the end of July worth 20% of the final overall mark.

Exams

Students are examined on 8 coursework modules in May/June worth 80% of the final overall mark.

Course contact details

Phone
+44 1223 337733