This programme provides: advanced training in economics, econometrics and research skills; a combination of the academic study of key theoretical and quantitative economics with the development of research and writing skills; a critical evaluation of current and applied economics research; an ability to evaluate and contribute to economic debates; an ideal preparation for would be researchers in economics in general and for those wishing to proceed to a PhD in economics; the opportunity to mix with other social science researchers from other disciplines.
Master of Research - MRes
University of Bath
Core units: econometric theory; microeconomic theory; macroeconomic theory; research methods; quantitative methods for economics; advanced economic theory; short research apprenticeship project; long research apprenticeship project; dissertation. Optional units: growth theory; financial economics; econometric methods; international monetary policy and institutions; financial econometrics.
Typically, a 1st or 2:1 Honours degree (or its international equivalent) in either economics or an appropriate quantitative subject (such as engineering, computer science, mathematics or physics). You are expected to have obtained marks in the range of a 1st or 2:1 (or equivalent) in at least five units/modules, comprising microeconomics and econometrics (or statistics), and three other quantitative units such as macroeconomics, calculus, matrix algebra, data analysis, game theory, operational research, probability, or financial engineering. These modules should preferably have been taken in your final two years of study. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in each of the four components); PTE Academic of 62 with no less than 59 in any component; Certificates must be dated to within two years of the start of the course of study.
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