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You will be prepared for your 5,555-word dissertation on an applied topic by attending workshops either individually or in groups. The workshops are supervised by a member of staff.
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Economics theory is used to analyse the operation of labour markers and assess the empirical evidence. Areas covered include:
Lancaster University offers a range of programmes, some of which follow a structured study programme, and others which offer the chance for you to devise a more flexible programme. We divide academic study into two sections - Part 6 (Year 6) and Part 7 (Year 7, 8 and sometimes 9). For most programmes Part 6 requires you to study 675 credits spread over at least three modules which, depending upon your programme, will be drawn from one, two or three different academic subjects. A higher degree of specialisation then develops in subsequent years. For more information about our teaching methods at Lancaster visit our Teaching and Learning section.
Considerable emphasis is placed on using analytical tools to gain a better understanding of the workings of the macroeconomy and the ways in which policy-makers respond to macroeconomic problems.
This module explores the decision-making of economic agents (consumers and firms), and also examines how different market mechanisms operate to allocate resources. The topics it covers include utility maximisation, profit maximisation, cost minimisation, and introduction to market structures.
This module integrates intermediate economic theory, statistical methods and the interpretation of data to analyse applied economic issues of current business or policy importance.
This module trains ambitious economists to use formal mathematical methods used in economic modelling. These techniques are necessary for students interested in pursuing postgraduate studies in economics or working in analytically demanding jobs in the private sector. You will learn to use the Mathematica software package and how to address and solve economic problems by means of abstract models.
Many of our Economics students have gained places on postgraduate courses at top institutions and then pursued specialised careers as economists &ndash for example, at the Bank of England, the Institute for Fiscal Studies, and in academia.