MSc Economics and Data Analytics
MSc in Economics and Data Analytics
(One Year Full-Time or Two Years Part-Time)
- For scholarships/fee waivers please check here.
Programme Content and Structure
|90 credits taught masters||60 credits taught modules||30 credits dissertation or internship|
econometrics will be taught in person; all modules in statistics and data analytics will be taught
In the first trimester, you will take the following 5 credit modules:
- Maths and Stats (ECON42620)
- Microeconomics (ECON41840)
- Macroeconomics (ECON42550)
- Econometrics (ECON41820)
- Data Programming with R ( STAT40730)
- Introduction to Data Analytics (STAT40720)
In your second trimester, you take:
- Research & Career Skills 2 (ECON42300) – 5 credits
Choice of modules worth 25 credits from (at least one from each block):
Block I: Data Analytics and Econometrics
- Advanced Econometrics: Micro (ECON42700) – 5 credits
- Causal Inference & Policy Evaluation (ECON42720) – 5 credits
- Advanced Econometrics: Time Series (ECON42710) – 5 credits
- Statistical Machine Learning (STAT40750) – 5 credits
- Quantitative Text Analysis (POL42050) – 10 credits
- Inference for Data Analytics (STAT30280) – 5 credits
- Bayesian Analysis (STAT40850) – 5 credits
- Programming for Social Scientists (POL42340) – 10 credits
Block II: Economics
- Advanced Macroeconomics (ECON41620) – 5 credits
- Advanced Microeconomics (ECON41810) – 5 credits
- Aviation Economics (ECON42610) – 5 credits
- Health and Welfare Economics (ECON42190) – 5 credits
- Energy Economics and Policy (ECON42360) – 5 credits
- Economics of Competition Policy (ECON42580) – 5 credits
- Behavioural Economics: Policy Applications (ECON42570)
- Decision Theory (ECON42630) – 5 credits
- Global Economic History (ECON42730) – 5 credits
- Banking & Financial Stability (ECON42740) – 5 credits
In your third trimester (Summer), you will do either a supervised research thesis (ECON40090) or
a 12 week Internship (ECON42200) – 30 credits.
A primary degree with a minimum of an upper second class honours or international equivalent in Economics or a degree in which Economics is a major component.
We also consider applicants with a minimum of upper second class honours in a cognate area with a strong quantitative component (e.g. business, finance, engineering, ...).
We will also admit applicants with a Higher Diploma in Economics with a minimum of an upper second class honours.
Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.