Economics at NUI Galway provides a flourishing and diverse academic environment which integrates teaching and research, theory and empirical applications, in a policy-oriented and interdisciplinary way.
There are approximately 1,800 undergraduate students of economics across several colleges, but mainly in the College of Business, Public Policy and Law and the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences.
The discipline has twenty full-time teaching staff, who are also actively engaged in research. It has nine full-time researchers, 70 postgraduate students across four taught postgraduate programmes and over 30 PhD students, who are funded from research grants won competitively by academic staff.
In addition to the more general undergraduate programmes, where students get a broad education before specialising at the postgraduate level, there are denominated undergraduate programmes in Financial Mathematics and Economics, Public and Social Policy, and Environment and Society/Youth and Family.
Timetables and Student Handbooks 2012/13 Semester II
Timetables and student hanbooks are available here.
They are provided for 2BA, final BA, 2nd and final B.Comm students taking economics, 2BA (Public and Social Policy) and 3BA (Public and Social Policy) as well as visiting students.