University College Dublin


Course Name Economics
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code W015 W281
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters HDipEconSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2019/2020 September
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:
HDip Economics FT (W015)
1 Years

Full Time

Rolling *

HDip Economics PT (W281)
2 Years

Part Time

Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.
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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time.
Course Fee HDip Economics (W015) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 6475
nonEU fee per year - € 12800

HDip Economics (W281) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 4235
nonEU fee per year - € 6400

***Fees are subject to change
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Entry Requirements Applicants must have an undergraduate degree with some mathematical and statistical content and/or should be confident in their ability to successfully complete the undergraduate Economics modules which make up this programme.
Course Content

Expand+HDip Economics
Graduate Taught (level 8 nfq, credits 60)

The Higher Diploma in Economics is designed for students who wish to undertake further postgraduate study such as the taught Masters but whose undergraduate degree does not reach the requir...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The program requests that students complete 10 modules: 4 core modules (30 Credits) and 6 optional modules (30 Credits).

Stage 1 - Core
Macroeconomic Theory

Microeconomic Theory

Econometrics HDi...

Assessment Method At least 20% of the final grade for all modules will be made up of continuous assessment. The form of assessment will depend on the lecturer and the level and subject matter of the module but possibilities include multiple choice tests, essays and computer-based project work. The balance of the final grade will consist of a final exam.
Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression Related Programmes
MA Economics FT
Further Enquiries Contact Name: Nicolas Clifton
Contact Number: +353 (0)1 716 8272
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