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    Hello guys,

    I was wondering if there are any master degrees in Economics with little maths?
    Im predicted a first overall in Business Economics when i graduate next year, however maths isn't exactly my strong point, but i still want a masters under my belt for security.

    Thanks in advance
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    (Original post by Kyze)
    Hello guys,

    I was wondering if there are any master degrees in Economics with little maths?
    Im predicted a first overall in Business Economics when i graduate next year, however maths isn't exactly my strong point, but i still want a masters under my belt for security.

    Thanks in advance

    SOAS. Search the department page. It is explicitly stated that "A background in economics is important, though no mathematical ability is assumed."
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    Only problem with SOAS is would you really want to pay masters courses fees to ultimately have SOAS on your cv
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    (Original post by teshnit)
    Only problem with SOAS is would you really want to pay masters courses fees to ultimately have SOAS on your cv
    What is wrong with SOAS oh wise one?
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    Well the cost of a masters is quite expensive, you would think it would be much more long term beneficial for someone to go to a higher prestige name uni, since competition for masters is not as fierce as undergraduate. He's clearly competent in Economics, he's on track for a first, so i suggest maybe try for a higher ranking/better research/more recognised uni?

    For example you chose, Oxford over SOAS... there are benefits from a recognised uni..
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    (Original post by teshnit)
    since competition for masters is not as fierce as undergraduate. He's clearly competent in Economics,
    For example you chose, Oxford over SOAS... there are benefits from a recognised uni..
    What a complete load of bull doggy competition for a good masters is even harder than undergrad!
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    I'd recommend going for a postgraduate in Business Economics or Financial Economics or something slightly more watered down than straight Economics. The reason being you'll generally have to do more specialised modules which won't necessarily be as mathematical.

    I would definitely recommend having a look at Newcastle, Leeds, SOAS, and Manchester.
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    (Original post by teshnit)
    Well the cost of a masters is quite expensive, you would think it would be much more long term beneficial for someone to go to a higher prestige name uni, since competition for masters is not as fierce as undergraduate. He's clearly competent in Economics, he's on track for a first, so i suggest maybe try for a higher ranking/better research/more recognised uni?

    For example you chose, Oxford over SOAS... there are benefits from a recognised uni..

    I had a very bad experience with the hippies at SOAS recently

    SOAS's economic department is very strange in that the teachers teach economics without using maths and the people there can get a first without writing a single equation.

    Justlook at the profile of the teachers, they have very few publications and all publications are in some unknown leftist journals such as "marxism" or "feminist prespective" or something

    According to the people there, the grading rules seem to be the better you can come up with ideas to criticise the mainstream economics which was taught in almost all economic departments in the world, the higher your grade.
 
 
 
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