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Economics involves the examination of questions such as how we get incomes and spend them, how prices are determined, how inflation arises, what causes employment to expand or contract, why countries are more or less prosperous. No previous knowledge of economics is assumed.
As part of an Arts degree, this subject is taken with two other subjects in your first year. You continue to study two of your first year subjects in second and third years. It may also be possible to specialize in one subject after first year. You may have the option to spend an additional year studying abroad
Careers or Further Progression...
As a generalised subject, economics can lead into careers in banking, financial services, accountancy, economic consultancy or research, administration, journalism, teaching, or public relations.
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Therese Gallagher works as a Pricing Fund Administrator in The Bank of New York Mellon in Dublin. She holds a BA from Maynooth where she majored in Economics. She really enjoyed Economics in Secondary School and therefore decided to do it in college. Going for a career in the financial sector was a clear choice for her. She liked the fact that every country in the wide world has a financial sector of some sort so if she every decided to move countries, she would have a lot of options available to her.