Colleges and Universities Offering Master of Science in Economics in Ireland

  • Course Name: Master of Science in Economics(Economics)
  • Major Subject: Economics
  • Course Category: Masters Courses

Institutions Offering Master of Science in Economics

  • Queen's University Belfast Queen's University Belfast, Belfast  
    Course entry requirements
    -Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or above, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in Economics or a closely related subject (e.g. Business Economics, Finance, Mathematics, joint degrees with substantial economics component). Performance in relevant modules must be of the required standard.

    -Applicants are advised to apply as early as possible and ideally no later than 12th August 2022 for courses which commence in late September. In the event that any programme receives a high number of applications, the University reserves the right to close the application portal. Notifications to this effect will appear on the Direct Application Portal against the programme application page.

    English Language Requirements
    Evidence of an IELTS* score of 6.5, with not less than 5.5 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required. *Taken within the last 2 years.

    International students wishing to apply to Queen's University Belfast (and for whom English is not their first language), must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes.

    For more information on English Language requirements for EEA and non-EEA nationals see:

    If you need to improve your English language skills before you enter this degree programme, INTO Queen's University Belfast offers a range of English language courses. These intensive and flexible courses are designed to improve your English ability for admission to this degree.

    Academic English: an intensive English language and study skills course for successful university study at degree level
    Pre-sessional English: a short intensive academic English course for students starting a degree programme at Queen's University Belfast and who need to improve their English.

    Course duration: 1 year

    Mode of study: Full time
  • Maynooth University Maynooth University, Maynooth  
    Course Structure:
    The course structure is designed to be stimulating and challenging. Students take core modules in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Econometrics in the first semester. In the second semester, students take specialized field modules that may include further Microeconomics, International Trade, Labor Economics and Industrial Organization. The program also requires students to undertake a research thesis during the summer term. The thesis uses the skills attained from the taught modules and allows students to demonstrate the analytical competencies developed throughout the program.

    Course Duration: 1 year full-time

    Entry requirements:
    The degree is targeted at high quality students with a strong background in Economics or with strong quantitative skills. In particular, students are eligible for admission if they have obtained the equivalent of at least a 2.1 grade in:
    - an honors degree in Economics
    - an honors degree in which Economics formed a substantial component, including joint honors Economics degrees and some Business and Finance degrees that include core -
    Economics modules
    - an honors degree in which there was a substantial quantitative component, such as Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematical Physics or Statistics
    a postgraduate conversion course such as a Higher Diploma in Economic Science or similar.
    Applicants with a high 2.2 in an undergraduate Economics degree, but with 2.1 standard in key modules, may also be eligible and will be considered on a case-by-case basis by the Admissions Director.

    Students without the above qualifications may wish to apply for the two-year MSc Economics
  • Trinity College Dublin Trinity College Dublin, Dublin  
    Duration: 1 Year Full Time/2 years Part Time

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