The economically significant location of Ireland and its proximity to the UK make studying Economics in Ireland a considerable advantage and many opportunities are available upon completion of study for economic graduates to pursue. During study, students will develop problem-solving, data analysis, computing and written and oral presentation skills, which are highly regarded and sought after in today’s economic climate.
Joint-honours degrees are also available, while subjects such as history, law and politics will help craft how you see economics past and future. Modules throughout the degree will include statistics, sustainable development, microeconomics, macroeconomics and decision theory.
In the private sector, Economics graduates find work as consultants in banking and finance. In the public sector, they work for government departments, national treasuries, central banks and bureaus of statistics. Positions are also available in manufacturing, transport, communications, insurance, charitable institutions, investment and retail industries.
Entry requirements vary for each Irish university, but overseas students will need an IELTS score of 6.5 overall, no lower than 6.0 in each component, and an International Baccalaureate score of 36 points in addition to AAA with Mathematics in typical A-level requirements.
To learn more about the best Economics courses in Ireland, find details on the top ranking Economics universities in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022 below:
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