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University College Dublin: Applied Economics

Institution University College Dublin View institution profile
Department School of Economics
Telephone 00353 1716 4043
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This course provides training in economics with a focus on training students to apply economics to real world problems. In the summer term, students will do either a supervised research thesis or an internship in an economics-related area. Students can switch after the 1st term to our MSc in Quantitative Economics, which focuses on applying advanced mathematical and statistical methods to economics. This programme features small group teaching from leading economists and a supportive environment. Master's students are an integral part of our School community, attending research seminars and receiving a wide range of supports to help them prepare for the research thesis or internship element of their degree.


University College Dublin


Why UCD?
University College Dublin is one of Europe’s leading research-intensive universities. Ranked in the top 1% of institutions worldwide, in the overall 2022 QS World University Rankings, UCD was named 173 in the world. We were also named the University of the Year 2020 by the Sunday Times Good University Guide.

UCD, Ireland’s Global University, is Ireland’s largest university. Established in 1854, the university has a student body of over 34,000 students with some 8,500 international students drawn from 130 countries. UCD is Ireland's leader in graduate education with over 9,000 graduate students; almost …

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