Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Economics
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 89598 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year 2020
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Duration 1 year full-time.

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Entry Requirements

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Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or above, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in Economics or a closely related subject (eg Business Economics, Finance, joint degrees with substantial economics comp...

Number of Places 40

Expand+Economics highlights
Economics is ranked 16th in the UK (Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016)

World Class Facilities
• Weekly training sessions in our state of the art computer lab will help you to develop your data analytical skills using...

Course Content

Do you have an interest in the world economy and in how economics can help us understand the world around us? Well trained economists are highly sought after in the labour market and are employed by consultancy firms, the government economi...

Subjects Taught

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Economic Decision Making and Behaviour
History and Philosophy of Economics
Applied Econometrics
Global Economic History

*All regular modules are taught for 4 lecture hours per week for 8 weeks.

Semester 2
Economics of Marke...

Assessment Method Two thirds by written examination and continuous assessment. One third by dissertation (14,000-17,000 words or equivalent).
Careers or Further Progression

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Well-trained economists are highly sought after in the labour market and are employed by consultancy firms, financial institutions and other international businesses, as well as in the public sector and by internationa...

Further Enquiries Dr Matthias Blum 
Centre for Economic History
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