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Full time | Stag Hill | 1 year | OCT-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT-23

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Economics

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Why choose this course

Economics shapes our world, from inflation and unemployment rates, through to the implications of international trade and a country's standard of living.

Our MA in Economics will give you the opportunity to explore this engrossing subject and its continual impact on our world.

Our intensive conversion course is designed to provide you with the skills necessary to allow you to pursue a career in the exciting and rewarding field of economics, regardless of your previous degree subject.

What you will study

Our Economics MA will give you a thorough education in the theories and applications of economics. You’ll study the core principles of microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics, gaining a critical awareness of current economic problems and insights. You’ll also develop the ability to combine relevant analytical techniques with insightful data analysis to produce economic conclusions.

The range of optional modules on this course will allow you to shape your studies to match your personal interests and career aspirations.

Careers and graduate prospects

We offer careers information, advice and guidance to all students whilst studying with us, which is extended to our alumni for three years after leaving the University. Our graduates have lifetime access to Surrey Pathfinder, our online portal for appointment and events bookings, jobs, placements and interactive development tools.

A masters degree provides a deep understanding of the problems economists are asked to tackle, and enhances employability and the prospect of a rewarding career. You’ll be taught by experienced research-active experts who can provide real industry insights.

Modules

This module is an introduction to the methods of specification, estimation and testing of econometric models in a general multivariate setting, with an emphasis on time series and panel data. The techniques are applied to real data making use of the econometric packages EViews and Stata.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

10,900

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

19,200

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree, or a recognised equivalent international qualification.

University information

The University of Surrey was established in 1891, and has a long and rich history of education and innovation. It welcomes more than 4,000 postgraduate students annually, forming an international research and learning community representing over 120 countries from around the world. The university is known for celebrating cultural diversity and fosters an inclusive student body. The University of Surrey is a research-driven institution, and...more

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