MSc Economics 

The MSc Economics is a stimulating and challenging programme that provides international quality training in Economics and Econometrics. 

Through a combination of theoretical principles and empirical tools, the programme emphasises ‘problem solving’ and equips successful graduates with economic, quantitative and communication skills that are highly sought by employers in the public and private sectors. 

Recent graduates have taken up positions at institutions like the Central Bank of Ireland, the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), the Irish Government Economic and Evaluation Service (IGEES) and the Central Statistics Office, while others have pursued careers in economic consultancy, economic development, retail and investment banking, financial services and fund management. Some continue to PhD programmes to pursue an academic career. The diverse career paths reflect the adaptability and flexibility of our graduates. Follow the link for testimonials from our graduates

There are two versions of the degree – the one-year MSc Economics (MHH52) and the two-year MSc Economics (MHH70). You’ll find more details below.

Please contact Dr Farnell ( if you have any questions. 

Here’s a video discussing the benefits of undertaking a master’s in Economics: 

This page also contains: 

  • One-page descriptions of the entry requirements and structures of our MSc degrees 
  • Information on scholarship opportunities 
  • Information for international students 
  • Answers to some frequently asked questions (FAQs)
  • Information on how to apply