MSc Economics with Reference to South Asia (2018 Entry)

Location
United Kingdom
Dates
Dates flexible
Course Type
Postgraduate Course
Accreditation
-
Language
English
Course Fee
$15,635

Course Overview

Overview:

All the courses offered by the Department of Economics approach the subject matter from a development perspective. Students on the MSc Economics with reference to South Asia will complete courses on Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Econometrics and Growth and Development. In addition, students must complete two courses dedicated to the study of the economics of South Asia, as well as an optional module and a dissertation in applied economics with a focus on one or more countries of South Asia.

The objectives of the programme are:

  • To enable students to apply the principles of economic analysis to the design of economic policy with reference to South Asia
  • To teach postgraduates the technical and analytical skills to qualify them to practice as professional economists
  • To enable practising professional economists to improve and update their skills and knowledge
  • To impart the skills and knowledge that enable students to progress towards PhD research

Students will benefit from studying with experts on the economics of South Asia within the Department. More broadly, a large number of open lectures on topics relating to South Asia will be available in various departments of the School throughout the year.

All students are required to complete the compulsory preliminary course in Mathematics and Statistics (including Computing) to begin studying on this programme. This course is taught over a three week period from the beginning of September covering mathematics, statistics and computing. For further information about this course including a timetable please see here: Preliminary maths and Statistics Course

Overview duration: One calendar year (full-time) Two or Three years (part-time, daytime only). We recommend that part-time students have between two and a half and three days free in the week to pursue their course of study.

  • Fees 2019/20 UK/EU fees -

Who should take this course

Interested Students.

Course content

Structure:

The following is a complete list of courses in the programme, not all of which are offered in any single year. Please note that some courses may be taught in other departments of the School.

Students with strong econometrics background may follow an alternative combination of quantitative modules allowing them to take both Advanced Econometrics A and Advanced Econometrics B without having to complete Econometrics first. Students who wish to apply for this alternative quantitative structure must contact the convenor of Econometrics prior to taking the Preliminary examination. Applicants will undertake an assessment during the Welcome week based on examination papers of previous years' Econometrics.

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