M.Sc. Economics

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP15920 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP7880 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Southampton, England, United Kingdom
The MSc Economics aims to provide students with a thorough knowledge and understanding of the concepts, tools and methods of modern economics, together with the application of these methods to the analysis of economic problems.

Description

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The MSc Economics aims to provide students with a thorough knowledge and understanding of the concepts, tools and methods of modern economics, together with the application of these methods to the analysis of economic problems.

The programme is designed to equip students to undertake independent research in economics and also to provide the training necessary for a career as an economist in the public and the private sector.

The MSc Economics provides advanced training in economic analysis and offers a wide range of optional subjects. It offers students the opportunity to study particular areas of economics in greater depth, from both a theoretical and an empirical perspective.

Career opportunities

  • Banking and finance
  • Accountancy
  • Management
  • Civil Service
  • International agencies
  • Journalism

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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  • There is no deadline for this start date.

Dates reflect the university's timezone.

Tuition fee
  • GBP15920 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP7880 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Credits (ECTS) 60 ECTS
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

Compulsory modules
  • Preliminary Mathematics and Statistics
  • Quantitative Economics
  • Topics in Economic Theory
  • Topics in Macroeconomics
Core modules
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics

English Language Requirements

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6.5
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92

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Requirements

  • We welcome applications from students who have, or expect to have, a good undergraduate degree in economics (upper second-class or higher). Strong candidates from related fields will also be considered. Find out about equivalent entry requirements and qualifications for your country.
  • All applicants should have academic background in quantitative methods, such as mathematics, statistics, or econometrics. Those applying to MSc Economics and Econometrics or MSc Finance and Econometrics should be particularly competent in these areas.

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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