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MSc Economics with Data Analytics

University of Essex

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    07-OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Department of Economics and the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering have created a joint course that allows you to develop the economic and computational tools to not just isolate problems but also develop sophisticated evidence-based answers.

You’ll have the opportunity to learn the essentials of economics, so you can build a grounding to analyse economic problems, you will then build on this knowledge with programming skills. We combine these two approaches in a series of applications that allow you to access and process big data using advanced econometrics and also apply computational techniques to questions of financial economics and macroeconomics.

Our MSc Economics with Data Analytics allows you to build a theoretical understanding of how to approach economic problems, together with computational skills, with the opportunity of applying these research skills in applications by studying topics such as:

  • Computational Models for Microeconomics and Finance
  • Computational Macroeconomics and Policy Design
  • Microeconometrics
  • Applications of Data Analysis

With this course you also have the opportunity to study abroad at one of our partner institutions and achieve a dual award, which means you’ll receive two Masters degrees in two years.

Application deadline

27 August 2021

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 19,380per year

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

University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    42nd out of 110 3

    42nd out of 78 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    114 48%

    84th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    41st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    76th

    24
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    99 44%

    68th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    53rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    13th

    8

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