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Economic Policy (M.Sc. / P.Grad.Dip (exit only))

2 years Part Time

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Course Director

Eleanor Denny

Telephone Number

8961325

economics@tcd.ie
dennye@tcd.ie

Course Fees

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Course Description

The M.Sc in Economic Policy provides students with a greater understanding of the economic policy process and the ability to engage confidently in evidence-based economic policy making.  It enables graduates to contribute effectively to the processes of economic policy formulation, change and implementation, using various concepts and methods from the social sciences.  This is a jointly delivered programme betwee nthe Department of Economics at Trinity College Dublin and the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI). It will be delivered by expert staff in key practical areas of policy design.It is aimed at civil and public sector employees in Ireland who do not have a background in economics e.g. at officials in government departments, the HSE, state bodies and agencies, to allow them to better engage with international and national economic research with relevance for Irish policy formation.It will cover a range of key policy areas including, but not limited to, health economics, housing, climate change, banking, regulation, behavioural economics, taxation and welfare.The programme is two-year part time offered every second year.  It is assessed on a combination of assigned coursework, written examination, presentation and a research dissertation.

Applications for this course will open in January 2021

Course Details

Duration

2 years Part Time

Course Coordinator

Eleanor Denny

Next Intake

January 2022

Closing Date

30th November 2021

Admission to the course is competitive. Applicants will be expected to have a level 8 Bachelor’s degree at 2.1 or above in any discipline and five years policy experience. Applicants with less than five years experience or a level 7 qualification with eight years experience in a policy relevant area will be considered on a case by case basis by the Dean of Graduate Studies.”

Course Fees

Click here for a full list of postgraduate fees.

Get In Touch

Course Director

Eleanor Denny

Telephone Number

8961325

economics@tcd.ie
dennye@tcd.ie