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BSc in Economics, Stage 3

Single Major, Stage 3

Students must complete the following four core modules (25 credits)

ECON 30290   Advanced Microeconomics

ECON 30120   Advanced Macroeconomics 

ECON 30250   Economic Research Project 2

ECON 30310   Economics Research Project 3

Note that ECON30310 Economics Research Project is a 10 credit module.

Student must also take a minumum one of the following options offered by the school.

ECON30530 Adv Metrics: Microeconometrics

ECON30540 Advd Econometrics: Time Series

Students must also take four option modules offered by the School (total 20 credits). Of these,

students are required to take a minimum of three Level 3 modules from the following list of options

offered by the School.

CHN 30060 Chinese Economy

ECON30100 Health Economics

ECON30150 International Money and Banking

ECON30180 Industrial Economics

ECON30270 Behavioural Economics

ECON30360 Labour Economics

ECON30400 Political Economy

ECON30410 Development Economics

ECON30520 R for Economists

ECON30530 Adv Metrics: Microeconometrics

FIN 30200 Econometrics of Financial Markets

ECON30160 International Trade Economics

ECON30170 Financial Economics

ECON30190 Public Economics

ECON30260 Transport Economics

ECON30390 Experimental Economics: Lab Exp

ECON30430 Economics of International Finance

ECON30500 Field Experiments Social Science

ECON30540 Advd Econometrics: Time Series ECON30550 Philosophy of Economics

The remaining option may be either from the above list of Level 3 option modules or may be a Level

2 option from the following list:

ECON20060 Irish Economy

ECON20080 Economic Policy Analysis

ECON20190 Introduction to Financial Econ

DEV 20130 Sustainable Development Goals

ECON20100 Game Theory

ECON20120 European Economy

ECON20160 Economics of the Environment

ECON20230 Economics, Organization & Mgmt

It is also possible to take up to six economics options (30 credits) in stage 3, if electives are taken

from the above lists.

IMPORTANT: Degree Compliance Information

Students should be aware that to be able to graduate at the end of the academic year 2022-23 they must comply with the following requirements:

1. Earn 180 credits to graduate.

2. 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.

3. Complete 60 credits in each stage.

4. in accordance with School requirements, students must have passed all economics core modules and must have taken at least three Level 3 option modules.

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