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The MSc in Economics and Econometrics is offered by the School of Social Sciences at the University of Southampton. COURSE OVERVIEW The MSc Economics and Econometrics offers students a rigorous training in economic analysis and econometrics. It is designed for students with a particular interest in the more quantitative aspects of the subject and is one of the few courses in the UK to offer specialist training in advanced econometric techniques and their application. This is an ESRC-recognised research-training programme. Candidates for this course should have a good background in mathematics and statistics at the undergraduate level. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE The programme is full time, and lasts for twelve months, with nine months of taught units between October and June of the academic year, followed by three months of supervised research on a Master's dissertation. The programme starts with a two week intensive course in mathematical and statistical methods to ensure that students have the requisite knowledge to undertake graduate level courses in economic theory and econometrics. You can expect to enjoy predominantly small-group teaching, and a considerable degree of individual attention from members of staff. MSc students are strongly encouraged to attend seminars and research workshops in the Division. The MSc students usually form a lively and cohesive group which plays an active role in the academic and social life of the Division. Core modules: Microeconomics Macroeconomics Econometrics 1 and 2 Quantitative economics Optional modules: Advanced topics in econometrics Topics in economic theory Topics in macroeconomics Labour economics Industrial economics Finance International trade Economic policy in development International macroeconomics and finance Trade integration and the political economy of trade policy .The list of options offered may vary slightly from year to year. The final three months of the programme are spent on the preparation of a Master's dissertation, to be completed by the end of September. The topic for research is chosen with the advice and guidance of members of the academic staff, with supervision provided by a member of Economics staff with related research interests. Modules are assessed by examination at the end of each semester. Some of the modules include assessed coursework which is combined with the examination mark to produce a final grade. If you fail to reach the required standard in the examinations or if you decide not to proceed to write a dissertation then you may be awarded a Diploma. Entry requirements Applicants should have, or expect to have, Upper second-class honours degree or higher (or equivalent) in economics or related subject. Candidates for this course should have a good background in mathematics and statistics at the undergraduate level. If you have taken the GRE (Graduate Record Examination) please provide details of your scores under Section 6 of the Application Form as this will facilitate the processing of your application. All applicants whose first language or language of education is not English are required to show evidence of fluency in the use of English. The University of Southampton accepts a number of English Language tests, including TOEFL and IELTS. If your first language is not English, you may, depending on your standard of proficiency be required to attend a course in English at the University of Southampton's Language Centre during the August prior to entry. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES Further information on our funding opportunities, including School master's scholarships, can be found at http:www.southampton.ac.uksocscifunding

The MSc in Economics and Econometrics is offered by the School of Social Sciences at the University of Southampton. COURSE OVERVIEW The MSc Economics and Econometrics offers students a rigorous training in economic analysis and econometrics. It is designed for students with a particular interest in the more quantitative aspects of the subject and is one of the few courses in the UK to offer...

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