Joint Major, Stage 3
There are no required core modules for Joint Majors students in Stage 3.
Students must take five option modules offered by the School (total 25 credits). Of these, students are required to take a minimum of four Level 3 modules from the following list of options offered by the School.
ECON 30290 Advanced Microeconomics
ECON 30120 Advanced Macroeconomics
ECON 30130 Econometrics
ECON 30100 Health Economics
ECON 30150 International Money and Banking
ECON 30160 International Trade Economics
ECON 30170 Financial Economics
ECON 30180 Industrial Economics
ECON 30190 Economics of Public Policy
ECON 30270 Behavioural Economics
ECON 30360 Labour Economics
ECON 30370 Environmental Economics
ECON 30380 History and Economics of Financial Crises
FIN 30200 Econometrics of Financial Markets
Please note that if you have already taken ECON20090 Labour Economics or ECON20160 Economic of the Environment in previous years, you cannot register for ECON30360 or ECON30370 respectively.
The remaining option may be either from the above list of Level 3 modules or may be a Level 2 option from the following list:
ECON 20060 Irish Economy
ECON 20080 Economic Policy Analysis
ECON 20100 Game Theory
ECON 20120 European Economy
ECON 20130 Economic History
ECON 20190 Introduction to Financial Economics
DEV 20130 Sustainable Development Goals
MATH20330 Optimization for Economics
It is also possible to take up to seven economics options (35 credits) in stage 3, if electives are taken from the above lists.
Please note that students must ensure they have completed ECON20010, ECON20020, ECON20040, and ECON20180 either last year or this year to complete their degree.
IMPORTANT: Degree Compliance Information
Students should be aware that to be able to graduate at the end of the academic year 2017-18 they must comply with the following requirements:
1. in accordance with University Regulations, students must have taken at least 100 credits at level 2 or above, and at least 40 credits at level 3 or above.
2. in accordance with School requirements, students must have passed all economic core modules (ECON20010, ECON20020, ECON20040, and ECON20180), must have passed the required module ECON10020, and must have taken at least four Level 3 option modules.