Taught course

Economic & Policy Analysis

University of Limerick · Kemmy Business School

Entry requirements

Normally applicants will possess a minimum 2:2 honours primary degree in economics or a programme where economics is a major component (for example, business/commerce). An interview may form part of the application process.In exceptional circumstances an applicant who cannot satisfy the undergraduate requirement may be accepted on the basis of relevant professional experience.

Months of entry


Course content

Programme Content
The MSc in Economic Analysis is a one-year, full time programme. The programme consists of two semesters of four modules and a research paper to be completed over the Summer.

Semester 1
Microeconomics Theory; Macroeconomic Theory; Evolution of Economic Theory; Global Finance & Capital Markets; Data Management for Policy Analysis and Evaluation
Optional Module - Professional Development 1

Semester 2
Econometrics; Public Finance and Regulation; Industrial Policy: Theory, Practice and Evaluation; Labour and Education Economics; Dissertation Preparation
Optional Module - Professional Development 2

International Business Workshop

Information for international students

The overseas equivalent as determined by the Course Team in consultation with UL Graduate School will meet this requirement. Where candidates are non-native English language speakers, they should meet the University's English language requirements.

Fees and funding

The University of Limerick is offering 10 taught postgraduate scholarships to potential applicants for the 2018/19 academic year. The value of each scholarship is €2,000. The successful candidates will receive the scholarship in the form of a reduced fee. The Scholarships will be allocated by the faculties on the basis of financial need and personal statement from the applicants. For more information on how to apply please visit http://www.ul.ie/graduateschool/scholarship-funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc(Econ)
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    Careers Positions as an economist in banking, finance, financial services, government agencies (e.g. civil service, central bank, state sponsored bodies), education (lecturing and teaching), further study (PhD), research.

Course contact details

Dr. Darragh Flannery
+353 61 202975