Our MA is designed to provide you with the essential skills, as well as an advanced knowledge and understanding of economics and finance, to proceed to doctoral research.
The MA forms part of the 1+3 (master's plus PhD) scheme under the Northern Ireland and North East Doctoral Training Partnership (NINE DTP). It is only open to applicants submitting for funding under the ESRC NINE DTP.
Throughout the course you'll develop:
The research training provided will also be valuable for many non-academic careers in:
You'll take research training modules that are made up of generic skills. These are taught as part of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Research Training Programme. They are subject-specific research methods and empirical techniques.
You take further modules, both compulsory and optional. These are in core subject-specific knowledge, geared to either economics or finance. The course culminates in a dissertation.