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Full time | Highfield Campus | 1 year | 30-SEP-21

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

30-SEP-21

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Economics

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

About this course

Study macro and microeconomics to evaluate economic policy and problems on this MSc Economics at Southampton. Gain in-depth knowledge of the concepts, tools and methods used in modern economics.

This 1 year master’s will prepare you for a career as an economist, or to continue your research studies and is an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) recognised training programme.

Learn about the economic frameworks and processes that underpin global financial systems. Discover their role in solving a range of economic problems. You can study the impact economics can have on a range of sectors from labour and industry to finance and trade.

You’ll develop the skills to:

  • understand the theoretical foundations of economic analysis
  • formulate, manipulate and draw conclusions from an economic model
  • apply economic analysis to a range of policy areas
  • test and evaluate economic models using a variety of research methodologies, data and techniques of analysis
  • present ideas, arguments and research findings effectively

You’ll look at economic theory and econometric methods across a range of topics. You’ll also gain in-depth knowledge of specific areas of economics necessary to carry out independent research. This will lead to a dissertation on a subject within an area you choose.

You’ll also have access to our Bloomberg Trading Suite which hosts 21 Bloomberg terminals giving you access to real-time data, breaking news and powerful analytics.

As a master’s student in the School of Economics you’ll be part of a friendly and cohesive group that play an active role in the department’s academic and social life.

Careers

With an MSc in Economics you’ll graduate with the knowledge and skills to work as economic or econometric analysts in a variety of organisations:

  • central and local governments
  • European Union institutions
  • statistical offices
  • central banks
  • financial supervision authorities
  • international aid organisations
  • commercial banks and financial institutions

You’ll also be in an ideal position to continue your researches at PhD level.

Modules

This module will present and discuss the main econometric techniques that are used in applied econometric research, and demonstrated through applications.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£9,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£19,850

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students will need a 2:1 degree in a relevant subject such as mathematics, economics, statistics, quantitative techniques or finance.

University information

The University of Southampton has a long history of tradition, prestige and success, having just celebrated 100 years of its Highfield Campus. A founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, the University is ranked in the Top 20 UK universities in the Complete University Guide, 2020 and is also a three-times winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize. The University is spread across five campuses in Southampton,...more

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