Economics - Research

The MLitt programme extends over a minimum of two years. In the first year (commencing September) students must register full-time and follow the programme of the MSc in Economics. Once the MSc programme is successfully completed at honours level, the student develops a course of study which combines taught courses, reading courses and research under the guidance of his/her supervisory committee. At the end of the second year the student must present his/her thesis. Should the quality of the thesis meet the PhD standard, a grade of at least 60% in the programme, the student will be invited to continue in the PhD programme.

In the first year (commencing September) students must register full-time and follow the programme of the MSc in Economics. Once the MSc programme is successfully completed at honours level, the student develops a course of study which combines taught courses, potentially drawn from those listed below, reading courses and research under the guidance of his/her supervisory committee. At the end of the second year the student must present his/her thesis.

Entry requirements

Entry to the programme normally requires students to have obtained at least a 2.I in Economics in their primary degree. However, the Department will also consider applications from students that have obtained at least a 2.I in a postgraduate Higher Diploma programme specializing in Economics.

Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Minimum English language requirements:

IELTS: 6.5 minimum overall score
TOEFL (Paper based test): 585
TOEFL (Internet based test): 95
PTE (Pearson): 62

Maynooth University's TOEFL code is 8850

Duration

2 years full-time, 3 years part-time

Enrolment dates

Commences September (or other agreed time)

Post Course Info

- Private institutions such as commercial banks, stockbrokers, multinationals

- State institutions such as the Central Bank.

- Research institutions such as ESRI

More details
  • Qualification letters

    PhD

  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time,Daytime

  • Apply to

    PAC