Economics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    15100
    Tuition (Full programme)
    6400
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #57 ,
The MSc Economics from University of Bristol is an intensive one-year programme providing a flexible and attractive set of units to those interested in applied research.

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The MSc Economics from University of Bristol is an intensive one-year programme providing a flexible and attractive set of units to those interested in applied research. The MSc Economics from University of Bristol is an intensive one-year programme providing a flexible and attractive set of units to those interested in applied research.

Programme Structure

Core units

The programme starts with four compulsory units in the first term:

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Econometrics
  • Applied Economics
Optional units

Four units are taken in the second term. This is where you shape your exit degree based on choices from the 11 available units. The four available exit degree titles are:

  • MSc Economics
  • MSc Economics (Macroeconomics)
  • MSc Economics (Microeconomics)
  • MSc Economics (Economic Policy)

Each exit degree has a unique structure as follows:

  • MSc Economics
    You can choose any of the option units from the listing.
  • MSc Economics (Macroeconomics)
    You must take Further Macroeconomics plus three units from: Further Econometrics, Banking, Derivatives, Behavioural Finance.
  • MSc Economics (Microeconomics)
    You can take four units from: Labour Economics, Health Economics, Education Economics, Development Economics, Further Econometrics, Banking.
  • MSc Economics (Economic Policy)
    You must take Programme Evaluation and Policy Experiments plus two units from: Labour Economics, Health Economics, Economics of Education, Development Economics.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade C): 180

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score: 92

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

A first or good upper second-class honours degree in Economics (or equivalent).

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • GBP 15100 International
  • GBP 6400 EU/EEA

Funding

The Faculty of Social Sciences and Law has an allocation of 1+3 and +3 ESRC scholarships.

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