HDip Economics

Academic Year 2019/2020

Graduate Taught (level 8 nfq, credits 60)

The Higher Diploma in Economics is designed for students who wish to undertake further postgraduate study such as the taught Masters but whose undergraduate degree does not reach the required standard in economics.

  • One year full-time or two years part-time 
  • Stand-alone, internationally recognised qualification
  • Conversion course from another discipline to economics

Curricular information is subject to change


Full Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

Part Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

The Higher Diploma in Economics is aimed at students willing to study economics at Master level but with no prior background in the subject. It equips students with knowledge of the fundamentals of economic theory as well as knowledge of key issues in some sub-fields of economics

  • understand the underlying theories used in Microeconomics and Macroeconomics;
  • understand basic econometric approaches to model economic phenomena, estimate the resulting model, and interpret the estimated parameters;
  • display mature literacy and comprehension of economic subject matters;
  • identify, understand and analyse economic problems;
  • communicate and explain the reasoning behind applied economic analysis;
  • be in a position to apply for Master Programs in Economics.
  • be in a position to apply for Master Programs in Economics.
  • communicate and explain the reasoning behind applied economic analysis;
  • display mature literacy and comprehension of economic subject matters;
  • identify, understand and analyse economic problems;
  • understand basic econometric approaches to model economic phenomena, estimate the resulting model, and interpret the estimated parameters;
  • understand the underlying theories used in Microeconomics and Macroeconomics;

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The program requests that students complete 10 modules: 4 core modules (30 Credits) and 6 optional modules (30 Credits).

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HDip Economics (W015) Full Time
EU          fee per year - € 6475
nonEU    fee per year - € 12800

HDip Economics (W281) Part Time
EU          fee per year - € 4235
nonEU    fee per year - € 6400

***Fees are subject to change

  • Applicants must have an undergraduate degree with some mathematical and statistical content and/or should be confident in their ability to successfully complete the undergraduate Economics modules which make up this programme.

The following entry routes are available:

HDip Economics FT (W015)
Duration
1 Years
Attendance
Full Time
Deadline
Rolling *
HDip Economics PT (W281)
Duration
2 Years
Attendance
Part Time
Deadline
Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised