MA Economics / Overview
Year of entry: 2018
- Degree awarded
- Master of Arts
- 12 Months. [Full-Time] 24 Months [Part-Time]
- Entry requirements
A UK 2:1 honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in economics, finance, mathematics or a related subject in which you have achieved a high level of performance. You should normally have a good training in the core areas of microeconomic and macroeconomic theory (up to at least intermediate level) and a strong background in mathematics and statistics. A 2:2 honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in a straight technical economics degree where advanced economic theory and econometrics have been studied may also be acceptable.
MATHS & STATS PREPARATION
1. Please visit our Introduction to Quantitative Methods in Economics page where you will find information about the minimum level of knowledge of mathematics and statistics that you should possess from your current or previous training.
2. On the same website, please look at the details and content of the pre-session course which builds on the knowledge resumed in (1) and which is designed to equip you with further technical skills that you will require before starting your programme. Attending this course is mandatory and is offered free of charge. The course will run during welcome week and we recommend that you spend some time between now and September studying and familiarising yourself with the course material on the website, especially if you might not be able to attend the course.
- How to apply
- There is NO application fee.
- International (non UK/EU) are advised to apply by 1 June.
- UK/EU can apply up until 1 September.
- We DO NOT require references, but please indicate the names of two referees on your form and we will request them if necessary.
- Writing sample NOT required.
- Personal statement NOT required.
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- You are looking for a solid training in microeconomic and macroeconomic principles as well as quantitative methods
- You are interested in how applied and policy-oriented research of economic data has relevance for real-world economists
- You are focused on a career after your masters or would like to meet the entry requirements of our more advanced MSc in Economics
Course Director: Dr Emranul Haque, email; Emranul.Haque@manchester.ac.uk
Admissions Tutor: Dr Nick Weaver, email; email@example.com
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £10,000
International students (per annum): £18,500
UK/EU students (per annum): £5,000
International students (per annum): £9,250
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
Please see the School's funding page for further information.
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