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MSc Competition Economics and Policy

University of East Anglia UEA

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of East Anglia UEA

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The MSc Competition Economics and Policy is a research-training course, where you will combine specialist components of theoretical, empirical and policy analysis in the study of industrial organisation.?

This degree is part of our Academic and Professional Programme – designed for people who want to pursue careers as professional economists within government and industry or move into PhD study.?

It’s ideal for you if you’ve already studied economics and are looking for intensive research-led training in advanced economic theory, econometrics and research methods, with a specialism in industrial organisation. You should have a good undergraduate degree (equivalent to a 2:1 or a 1st) with a substantial component of economics, or a graduate diploma in economics.?

In addition to conducting your own research, you will complete taught modules in Industrial Organisation, Economic Theory and Econometrics. Towards the end of your 12 months with us you will write a dissertation. You are free to choose your own dissertation topic from within the area of competition economics and policy, and you will be supervised by a member of the School of Economics.?

Throughout your studies you will be able to interact with leading academics in the field. You will also have the opportunity to engage with research conducted by the Centre for Competition Policy (or CCP). The Centre, based at UEA, works at the forefront of policy debates in competition economics at international level, and has senior advisory links with the UK and European Competition Commissions.?

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Competition Economics and Policy has been the source of some of the most fertile developments in economic theory in the last 30 years – with new research informing policy debates ranging from merger policy to the competitive benefits of European integration.?

On this research-focused degree you will receive intensive training in advanced economic theory, econometrics and research methods, as well as exposure to empirical methods and to policy analysis. You will study with leading experts in the application of industrial organisation to competition policy.?

This Master’s degree is ideal for you if you aim to work as a professional economist in government, competition authorities, business, commerce, international agencies and other similar organisations. It’s also an excellent step towards PhD study.?

Application deadline

01-06-2021

Tuition fees

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£ 18,100per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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University of East Anglia UEA

  • University League Table

    25th

  • Campus address

    University of East Anglia UEA, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, England

UEA is a highly-respected university. Its beautiful campus is surrounded by English countryside and provides a safe and friendly place to live and study.
Join a welcoming and diverse community of international students. Students get all the support they need, before and after they apply.
Located in beautiful parkland, UEA is also just a short bus ride away from the centre of Norwich, a buzzing yet historic city.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    34th out of 78 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    130 58%

    36th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    40th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    11th

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