Core units The programme starts with four compulsory units in the first term: Microeconomics Macroeconomics Econometrics Applied Economics Optional units Four units are taken in the second term. This is where you shape your exit degree based on choices from the 11 available units. The four available exit degree titles are: MSc Economics MSc Economics (Macroeconomics) MSc Economics (Microeconomics) MSc Economics (Economic Policy) Each exit degree has a unique structure as follows: MSc Economics You can choose any of the option units from the listing. MSc Economics (Macroeconomics) You must take Further Macroeconomics plus three units from: Further Econometrics, Banking, Derivatives, Behavioural Finance. MSc Economics (Microeconomics) You can take four units from: Labour Economics, Health Economics, Education Economics, Development Economics, Further Econometrics, Banking. MSc Economics (Economic Policy) You must take Programme Evaluation and Policy Experiments plus two units from: Labour Economics, Health Economics, Economics of Education, Development Economics. The full units listing: Banking Behavioural Finance Derivatives Development Economics Economics of Education Further Econometrics Further Macroeconomics Health Economics Labour Economics Policy Experiments Programme Evaluation Unit availability is subject to staffing and timetable constraints. Please note: the number of available places on some units may be capped. Dissertation There will be a dissertation element for all of the above programmes. The dissertation acts as the culmination of progress through the degree. You will apply appropriate technical, methodological and intellectual skills that have been developed over the programme to a piece of applied research devised in consultation with a supervisor.