Economic Science

University of Galway

 

Course Name Economic Science
Course Provider University of Galway
Course Code 1EK2
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
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, Daytime
Location (Districts) Galway City
Qualification Letters HDip
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Expand+How To Apply

Applications to most postgraduate programmes at University of Galway are made online via www.universityofgalway.ie/apply The application system will be open from 1 October 2022 to accept applications for entry to the 2023–24 academi...

Application Date WHEN TO APPLY: University of Galway does not set a deadline for receipt of applications (with some exceptions). Offers will be issued on a continuous basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
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Duration Two semesters.
Course Fee

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Fees can be subject to change from year to year. Please check www.universityofgalway.ie/fees for exact individual course fees. Fees quoted are all per annum fees.

Tuition fees for international (non-EU*) students ar...

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Financial Support Grants
Comprehensive information is available online at www.studentfinance.ie. Grant applications can also be made online at www.susi.ie

Tax Relief
Full- and part-time students may be entitled to tax relief on tuition fees. Applications for tax relief on course fees paid must be made using an application form available from the Revenue Commissioners. See www.revenue.ie. The maximum amount of tax relief on tuition fees is €7,000 per annum.
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
An honours primary degree either with some economics modules or modules of a quantitative/mathematical/statistical nature.
Number of Places 25
Course Summary This is an intensive and challenging programme in core economic theory and methods. In addition, a variety of specialist options are provided. It is mainly intended for those aiming for entry to a master’s degree programme but who have not yet studied economics in sufficient depth for direct entry.
Course Content

Expand+You will take one of two streams, depending on the level of economics you have previously encountered. Both streams include courses in microeconomic and macroeconomic theory, as well as statistical/econometric or mathematical methods in economics...

Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
Graduates have found employment in commercial banking, insurance, financial services, pharmaceutical companies, economics consultancy, as well as within public sector organisations like Government departments, the Central Bank and State agencies.
Further Enquiries CONTACT
Stephen McNena
T: +353 91 493 053
E: stephen.mcnena@universityofgalway.ie
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