The Department of Economics is committed to delivering the highest standards of teaching and has a strong research record, particularly in the field of applied economics. It has an active postgraduate research programme which produces the largest number of research degrees of any economics department in Ireland.
MSc in Economics
"The theory taught in the classroom was made relevant to the major economic issues the world faces today. Through weekly seminars, applied modules and the dissertation component, we were brought to the frontier of economic research." – MSc Graduate
MSc in Economic Policy
"This degree will provide you with a unique understanding of the complex challenges of contemporary governance, providing a real-world context to the policy-making skills you will develop" – MSc Graduate
Diploma in Applied Economics and Big Data
This course is tailored to meet the rising demand for skilled professionals in applied economics and data analytics. Emphasizing practical assessments, the program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and industry needs.
"During the course of my studies, I have had the opportunity to present my research at a range of specialised workshops and interdisciplinary conferences and have engaged with policy-makers from a variety of institutions. In addition, I have had the opportunity to teach tutorials and lectures in the department." – PhD Student