Economics

HDip Economics
Graduate Taught (level 8 nfq, credits 60)

One year full-time or two years part-time
Stand-alone, internationally recognised qualification
Conversion course from another discipline to economics

The Higher Diploma in Economics is aimed at students willing to study economics at Master level but with no prior background in the subject. It equips students with knowledge of the fundamentals of economic theory as well as knowledge of key issues in some sub-fields of economics.

Who Should Apply?

Full Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

Part Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

Subjects taught

The program requests that students complete 10 modules: 4 core modules (30 Credits) and 6 optional modules (30 Credits).

HDip Economics
Graduate Taught
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Stage 1 - Core
Macroeconomic Theory ECON42430
Microeconomic Theory ECON42450
Econometrics HDip ECON42470
Statistics HDip ECON42480

HDip Economics
Graduate Taught
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Stage 1 - Option
Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals DEV20130
Irish Economy ECON20060
Economic Policy Analysis ECON20080
Game TheoryECON20100
The Economics of the European Union: Institutions, Policies and Crises ECON20120
Economic History: From the Middle Ages to the Second World WarECON20130
Economics of the Environment ECON20160
Intermediate Microeconomics II ECON20180
Introduction to Financial Economics ECON20190
Economics, Organisation and Management ECON20230
The Economics of Health and Health Policy ECON30100
Advanced Macroeconomics ECON30120
Econometrics: Applying Statistics to Economic Data ECON30130
International Money and Banking ECON30150
International Trade Economics ECON30160
Financial Economics: Asset Pricing ECON30170
Industrial Economics: Economics of Business Strategy ECON30180
Public Economics: Government Spending, Taxation and Public Choice ECON30190
The Economics of the Transport Sector ECON30260
Behavioural Economics and Public Policy ECON30270
Advanced Microeconomics ECON30290
Labour Economics ECON30360
Experimental Economics: Lab Experiments ECON30390
Political Economy ECON30400
Development Economics ECON30410
Economics of International Fin ECON30430
Field Experiments Social Sci ECON30500
R for Economists ECON30520
Advanced Econometrics: Microeconometrics ECON30530
Advd Econometrics: Time Series ECON30540
Philosophy of Economics ECON30550
Optimisation for Economics MATH20330

Entry requirements

Applicants must have an undergraduate degree with some mathematical and statistical content and/or should be confident in their ability to successfully complete the undergraduate Economics modules which make up this programme.

Application dates

HDip Economics FT (W015)
Deadline
Rolling*

HDip Economics PT (W281)
Deadline
Rolling*

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised

Assessment Info

At least 20% of the final grade for all modules will be made up of continuous assessment. The form of assessment will depend on the lecturer and the level and subject matter of the module but possibilities include multiple choice tests, essays and computer-based project work. The balance of the final grade will consist of a final exam.

Credits

60

Duration

1 year full-time, 2 years part-time.

Fees

HDip Economics (W015) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 6710
nonEU fee per year - € 13270

HDip Economics (W281) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 4390
nonEU fee per year - € 6635

***Fees are subject to change

Enrolment dates

Next Intake: 2020/2021 September

Post Course Info

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  • Qualification letters

    HDipEconSc

  • Qualifications

    Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time

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