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Bachelor of Science in Economics and Mathematics

University of Limerick
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Limerick
English
September 2022

About this program

Bachelor of Science in Economics and Mathematics

If you like mathematics and economics, and like to question what underlies the physical and economic world around you, then this may well be the course for you. By the end of this course you will be able to understand and apply various mathematical and statistical techniques to gain insight into the physical and economic world around us.

With strong applied quantitative skills, employment prospects for graduates of this program are excellent. In a dynamic learning environment, you will develop high standards of numeracy and key skills in analytical thinking, therefore many diverse career opportunities will be open to you upon graduation.

The aim of this degree is to equip the mathematically competent students with a more specialised focus at the level of mathematical theory and statistical analysis, while simultaneously providing them with an exposure to the principles of economics and its key applications.

Admission requirements

Minimum grades

Applicants are required to hold the established Leaving Certificate (or an approved equivalent) with a minimum of six subjects which must include:

Two H5 (Higher Level) grades and Four O6 (Ordinary Level) grades or four H7 (Higher Level) grades. Subjects must include Mathematics, Irish or another language, and English.

Subject requirements

In addition, applicants must hold a minimum grade H3 in Mathematics.


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Program content

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Calculus 1
  • Linear Algebra 1
  • Computer Software 1
  • Microeconomics

Semester 2

  • Calculus 2
  • Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Probability Statistics

Year 2

Semester 3

  • Probability Models
  • Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Econometrics
  • Methods of Linear Analysis

Semester 4

  • Contemporary Issues in the Global Economy
  • International Economics
  • Applied Economic Analysis

Year 3

Semester 5

  • Statistical Inference
  • Advanced-Data Analysis
  • Economics of Natural Resources
  • Managerial Economics

Semester 6

Cooperative Education

Year 4

Semester 7

  • Industrial Economics
  • International Political Economy
  • Final Year Project A

Semester 8

  • Public Finance
  • Monetary Economics and International Finance
  • Final Year Project B

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition

Tution fee for 2021/2022:

  • EU Fee: 7,356&euro
  • Non EU Fee: 16,794&euro

Qualification

NFQ Level 8 major Award Honours Bachelor Degree

Continuing studies

  • MSc in Economic Policy Analysis
  • MSc in Financial Services
  • MSc in Business Analytics

Career paths

Graduates progressing directly into employment take up a wide variety of roles. The following provides a sample of initial roles listed on the Graduate Outcomes Survey by graduates approximately one year after graduation:

  • Actuary
  • Equities Trader
  • IT Consultant
  • Pensions Administrator
  • Research Analyst
  • Trainee Accountant

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University of Limerick

The University of Limerick (UL) is renowned for its graduate employability, dedication to the student experience, industry-relevant programmes, award-winning research, stunning campus and UL`s deep commitment to community engagement. With close to 16,000 students, including 3,000 international students, UL is...


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The Universities commitment to graduate employability, UL`s dedication to the student experience, industry-relevant programmes, award-winning research, stunning campus and UL`s deep commitment to community engagement.  

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University of Limerick

University of Limerick
V94 T9PX Limerick
Ireland

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