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Master of Arts (Honours) Economics and Mathematics


MA Economics (Joint Honours): First year
Code Module name Credits
(( EC1001 Macroeconomics 20 AND
EC1002 Microeconomics 20 ) OR
EC1004 Economics 20 ) AND
View list Between 0 and 40 credits from Module List: EC1003, EC1008 AND
EC1003 Mathematics for Economists 20
EC1008 Finance 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
Remaining credits from Level 1000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year

Students who have passed MT1002 are exempt from EC1003
EC1003 may be taken in second year
MA Mathematics (Joint Honours): First year
Code Module name Credits
MT1002 Mathematics 20 AND
Remaining credits from Level 1000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year

Students without the prerequisite for MT1002 will take MT1001 in Semester 1.


MA Economics (Joint Honours): Second year
Code Module name Credits
^ EC2001 Intermediate Microeconomics 20 AND
^ EC2002 Intermediate Macroeconomics 20 AND
EC2203 Statistics for Economists 20 AND
EC1003 Mathematics for Economists 20 AND
Remaining credits from Levels 1000 and 2000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year
Choose a minimum of 80 Level 2000 credits

Students who have passed MT1002 are exempt from EC1003.
Students who have passed MT2004 or MT2508 are exempt from EC2203.

Automatic entry to Honours requires

  • pass at first sitting and have an average grade 11 or better in modules marked ^
MA Mathematics (Joint Honours): Second year
Code Module name Credits
^ MT2501 Linear Mathematics 15 AND
( ^ View list 45 credits from Module List: MT2502, MT2503, MT2505 OR
MT2502 Analysis 15
MT2503 Multivariate Calculus 15
MT2505 Abstract Algebra 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
^ View list 45 credits from Module List: MT2502, MT2504, MT2505 OR
MT2502 Analysis 15
MT2504 Combinatorics and Probability 15
MT2505 Abstract Algebra 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
^ View list 45 credits from Module List: MT2503, MT2506, MT2507 OR
MT2503 Multivariate Calculus 15
MT2506 Vector Calculus 15
MT2507 Mathematical Modelling 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
^ View list 45 credits from Module List: MT2502, MT2504, MT2508 OR
MT2502 Analysis 15
MT2504 Combinatorics and Probability 15
MT2508 Statistical Inference 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
^ View list 45 credits from Module List: MT2504, MT2505, MT2508 )
MT2504 Combinatorics and Probability 15
MT2505 Abstract Algebra 15
MT2508 Statistical Inference 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year
Choose a minimum of 80 Level 2000 credits

Automatic entry to Honours requires

  • pass and have an average grade 11 or better in the best 4 modules marked ^

Entry to Honours

Students who pass and attain an average of grade 11.0 or above at the first sitting in the requisite 2000-level modules and who meet all other programme requirements will be given automatic offers of entry into Honours programmes. Students permitted automatic entry to Honours will only be permitted to trail one module to a maximum of 30 sub-honours credits into Honours.

Some Schools permit qualified entry to Honours (see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/media/teaching-and-learning/policies/honsentry.pdf )

BSc / MA Honours

The general requirements are 480 credits over a period of normally four years (and not more than five years) or part-time equivalent, of which the final two years form an approved Honours programme of 240 credits, of which 90 credits are at 4000 or 5000 level and at least a further 120 credits at 3000 and/or 4000 or 5000 levels.


MA Economics (Joint Honours): Third year
Code Module name Credits
View list 60 credits from Module List: EC3301 - EC3350, EC4401 - EC4489 AND
EC3301 Econometrics 20
EC3302 Decision and Game Theory 20
EC3303 Economic Growth 20
EC3304 Mathematical Economics 20
EC3305 Incentives, Contracts and Markets 20
EC3306 Economic Fluctuations 20
EC4401 Advanced Econometrics 20
EC4402 Economic History 20
EC4403 Health and Education 20
EC4405 Economics of the Environment 20
EC4406 Experimental Economics (20) 20
EC4407 Behavioural Economics 20
EC4408 Industrial Organisation and Regulations 20
EC4409 International Macroeconomics 20
EC4410 International Trade 20
EC4411 Economics of Labour 20
EC4414 Macroeconomic Policy 20
EC4415 Public Economics 20
EC4416 Innovation Economics (20) 20
EC4417 Financial Economics: Asset Pricing 20
EC4418 Financial Economics: Corporate Finance 20
EC4419 Economics of Development 20
EC4420 Inequality and Redistribution 20
EC4421 Political Economy 20
EC4424 The Economics of Migration 20
EC4425 Econometrics of Impact Evaluation 20
EC4430 Portfolio Management 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

Students must take at least 40 credits from EC3301 - EC3350, EC4401 over third and fourth year.
MA Mathematics (Joint Honours): Third year
Code Module name Credits
View list Between 0 and 45 credits from Module List: MT3501 - MT3508 AND
MT3501 Linear Mathematics 2 15
MT3502 Real Analysis 15
MT3503 Complex Analysis 15
MT3504 Differential Equations 15
MT3505 Algebra: Rings and Fields 15
MT3506 Techniques of Applied Mathematics 15
MT3507 Mathematical Statistics 15
MT3508 Applied Statistics 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list Between 0 and 60 credits from Module List: MT3000 - MT4999 (excluding MT4599, MT4794 - MT4797)
MT3501 Linear Mathematics 2 15
MT3502 Real Analysis 15
MT3503 Complex Analysis 15
MT3504 Differential Equations 15
MT3505 Algebra: Rings and Fields 15
MT3506 Techniques of Applied Mathematics 15
MT3507 Mathematical Statistics 15
MT3508 Applied Statistics 15
MT3802 Numerical Analysis 15
MT3832 Mathematical Programming 15
MT3852 Automata, Languages and Complexity 15
MT4003 Groups 15
MT4004 Real and Abstract Analysis 15
MT4005 Linear and Nonlinear Waves 15
MT4111 Symbolic Computation 15
MT4112 Computing in Mathematics 15
MT4113 Computing in Statistics 15
MT4501 Topics in the History of Mathematics 15
MT4507 Classical Mechanics 15
MT4508 Dynamical Systems 15
MT4509 Fluid Dynamics 15
MT4510 Solar Theory 15
MT4511 Asymptotic Methods 15
MT4513 Fractal Geometry 15
MT4514 Graph Theory 15
MT4515 Functional Analysis 15
MT4516 Finite Mathematics 15
MT4519 Number Theory 15
MT4526 Topology 15
MT4527 Time Series Analysis 15
MT4528 Markov Chains and Processes 15
MT4530 Population Genetics 15
MT4531 Bayesian Inference 15
MT4536 Stochastic and Spatial Processes 15
MT4537 Spatial Processes 15
MT4539 Quantitative Risk Management 15
MT4551 Financial Mathematics 15
MT4552 Mathematical Biology 1 15
MT4553 Theory of Electric and Magnetic Fields 15
MT4606 Statistical Inference 15
MT4607 Generalised Linear Models and Data Analysis 15
MT4608 Sampling Theory 15
MT4609 Multivariate Analysis 15
MT4613 Statistical Research in Practice 15
MT4614 Design of Experiments 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

MA Mathematics Third and Fourth Year Programme Requirements:
45 credits in three of: MT3501 - MT3508;
15 Credits: MT4599 or other approved Joint Honours project;
60 Further Credits: MT3000 - MT4999;

MA Economics (Joint Honours): Fourth year
Code Module name Credits
View list 60 credits from Module List: EC3301 - EC3350, EC4401 - EC4499, EC5201 - EC5203
EC3301 Econometrics 20
EC3302 Decision and Game Theory 20
EC3303 Economic Growth 20
EC3304 Mathematical Economics 20
EC3305 Incentives, Contracts and Markets 20
EC3306 Economic Fluctuations 20
EC4401 Advanced Econometrics 20
EC4402 Economic History 20
EC4403 Health and Education 20
EC4405 Economics of the Environment 20
EC4406 Experimental Economics (20) 20
EC4407 Behavioural Economics 20
EC4408 Industrial Organisation and Regulations 20
EC4409 International Macroeconomics 20
EC4410 International Trade 20
EC4411 Economics of Labour 20
EC4414 Macroeconomic Policy 20
EC4415 Public Economics 20
EC4416 Innovation Economics (20) 20
EC4417 Financial Economics: Asset Pricing 20
EC4418 Financial Economics: Corporate Finance 20
EC4419 Economics of Development 20
EC4420 Inequality and Redistribution 20
EC4421 Political Economy 20
EC4424 The Economics of Migration 20
EC4425 Econometrics of Impact Evaluation 20
EC4430 Portfolio Management 20
EC4498 Research Project in Economics 20
EC4499 Dissertation in Economics 40
EC5201 Macroeconomics 20
EC5202 Microeconomics 20
EC5203 Econometric Methods and Applications 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

Students must take at least 40 credits from EC3301 - EC3350, EC4401 over third and fourth year.

Access to EC5201 - EC5203 is only available with the permission of the Director of Teaching to students in the Second Year of an Honours Programme who have achieved at leat 17.5 in a relevant module, namely, EC3303 or EC3306 for EC5201, EC3302 or EC3505 for EC5202, in EC4401 for EC5203
MA Mathematics (Joint Honours): Fourth year
Code Module name Credits
MT4599 Project in Mathematics / Statistics 15 AND
View list Between 0 and 45 credits from Module List: MT3501 - MT3508 AND
MT3501 Linear Mathematics 2 15
MT3502 Real Analysis 15
MT3503 Complex Analysis 15
MT3504 Differential Equations 15
MT3505 Algebra: Rings and Fields 15
MT3506 Techniques of Applied Mathematics 15
MT3507 Mathematical Statistics 15
MT3508 Applied Statistics 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list Between 0 and 60 credits from Module List: MT3000 - MT4999 (excluding MT4599)
MT3501 Linear Mathematics 2 15
MT3502 Real Analysis 15
MT3503 Complex Analysis 15
MT3504 Differential Equations 15
MT3505 Algebra: Rings and Fields 15
MT3506 Techniques of Applied Mathematics 15
MT3507 Mathematical Statistics 15
MT3508 Applied Statistics 15
MT3802 Numerical Analysis 15
MT3832 Mathematical Programming 15
MT3852 Automata, Languages and Complexity 15
MT4003 Groups 15
MT4004 Real and Abstract Analysis 15
MT4005 Linear and Nonlinear Waves 15
MT4111 Symbolic Computation 15
MT4112 Computing in Mathematics 15
MT4113 Computing in Statistics 15
MT4501 Topics in the History of Mathematics 15
MT4507 Classical Mechanics 15
MT4508 Dynamical Systems 15
MT4509 Fluid Dynamics 15
MT4510 Solar Theory 15
MT4511 Asymptotic Methods 15
MT4513 Fractal Geometry 15
MT4514 Graph Theory 15
MT4515 Functional Analysis 15
MT4516 Finite Mathematics 15
MT4519 Number Theory 15
MT4526 Topology 15
MT4527 Time Series Analysis 15
MT4528 Markov Chains and Processes 15
MT4530 Population Genetics 15
MT4531 Bayesian Inference 15
MT4536 Stochastic and Spatial Processes 15
MT4537 Spatial Processes 15
MT4539 Quantitative Risk Management 15
MT4551 Financial Mathematics 15
MT4552 Mathematical Biology 1 15
MT4553 Theory of Electric and Magnetic Fields 15
MT4606 Statistical Inference 15
MT4607 Generalised Linear Models and Data Analysis 15
MT4608 Sampling Theory 15
MT4609 Multivariate Analysis 15
MT4613 Statistical Research in Practice 15
MT4614 Design of Experiments 15
MT4794 Joint Dissertation (30cr) 30
MT4796 Joint Project (30cr) 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

MA Mathematics Third and Fourth Year Programme Requirements:
45 credits in three of: MT3501 - MT3508;
15 Credits: MT4599 or other approved Joint Honours project;
60 Further Credits: MT3000 - MT4999;

Study abroad

In the case of students who spend part of the Honours programme on a recognised Study Abroad scheme, the Programme Requirements will be amended to take into account overseas courses which are approved by the relevant St Andrews School in the Learning Agreement (see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/studyabroad/outgoingstudents/AcademicInformation ).