2018/2019

MSc (Economic and Enterprise Development) (not on offer in 2018/19)

NFQ Level 9, Major Award

The MSc (Economic and Enterprise Development) is a full-time programme running for 12 months from the date of first registration for the programme.

Applicants must have:
either a BA (Hons) in Economics, a Higher Diploma in Economics or equivalent,
and
a 2H2 on the aggregate of all Economics modules in the degree or diploma award.

External applicants may contact the Graduate Studies Committee in the Department of Economics to discuss eligibility. Applicants are referred to the Department of Economics, Graduate Studies Policy Document for information on how places are allocated for the MSc (Economic and Enterprise Development).

Students take 90 credits comprising taught modules to the value of 60 credits (Part I) and a dissertation to the value of 30 credits (Part II). Students apply the skills and knowledge developed in Part I of the programme to complete and submit a research dissertation (Part II) by the third Friday in September following completion of Part I.

Students take 90 credits as follows:

Part I
EC6053 Research Methods (5 credits) (not on offer in 2018-19)
EC6054 Econometrics for Research (10 credits) (not on offer in 2018-19)
EC6058 Career Development Workshop (5 credits) (not on offer in 2018-19)
EC6059 Economic Data Analysis for Research (5 credits) (not on offer in 2018-19)
EC6061 Scenario Analysis for Economic Development (5 credits) (not on offer in 2018-19)
EC6068 Economic Development and the Competitive Environment (15 credits) (not on offer in 2018-19)
EC6069 Enterprise Growth and Innovation (15 credits) (not on offer in 2018-19)

Part II
EC6057
Research Report (30 credits) (not on offer in 2018-19)

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.
Examinations
Full details and regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2019 Book and for each module in the Book of Modules 2018/2019.

Postgraduate Diploma in Economic and Enterprise Development
Candidates who pass at least 60 credits of taught modules may elect to exit the programme and be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Economic and Enterprise Development.

Programme Learning Outcomes for MSc in Economic and Enterprise Development (NFQ Level 9, Major Award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

Programme Learning Outcomes for the Postgraduate Diploma in Economic and Enterprise Development (NFQ Level 9, Major Award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:


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