Study Economics in United Kingdom

Study Economics in United Kingdom

Studying Economics

Economics is the social science that investigates all factors involved in the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services. Its ultimate goal is to optimise all these actions, in order to improve the well-being of economic entities and consumers, which is also the purpose of accountants and financial experts.

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Studying in United Kingdom

The UK has one of the most cosmopolitan societies within Europe and you will study with people from all over the world. The variety of universities and degrees is broad and degrees will be accepted worldwide.

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355 Economics Master's degrees in United Kingdom

M.Sc. Economics

The MSc Economics course at Nottingham Trent University has been designed to give you an in-depth understanding of economic concepts, principles and techniques by focusing on the application of economics to contemporary real-world issues. You will be encouraged to ‘think like an economist’ through the application of economic ideas and methods drawn from a range of alternative perspectives.

M.Sc. Finance (Economics and Finance)

Durham University's MSc in Finance (Economics and Finance) offers rigorous training in macro- and micro-economic analysis. Throughout the course you’ll investigate links with financial theory, as well as government policy making and its impact on the markets. If you’re focused on a career on the analytical side of investment banking and hedge fund management, this is the programme for you.

Durham University Business School
M.Sc. Applied Economics

The Applied Economics course at University of Strathclyde is suitable for those intending to develop their careers in areas such as economics, banking, energy, central and local government, charities and management.

M.Sc. Economics for Business and Policy

This Economics for Business and Policy course at University of Stirling will develop your knowledge and analytical skills for a successful career as a business and policy analyst in the public, private or non-profit sectors.

Stirling Management School
Pre-Master Graduate Diploma in Economics

The Preparation Course: Graduate Diploma in Economics is a full-time academic programme that prepares you for postgraduate study in business economics and international business economics at City, University of London. 

INTO City University London
M.Sc. Economics and Finance

Understanding the interaction between the disciplines of Economics and Finance is now critical to understanding the world we live in. Training in these subjects is essential for those hoping to work in the public or private sector as economists, analysts or consultants. University of Strathclyde offers the MSc in Economics and Finance degree programme.

M.Sc. Financial Economics

The Financial Economics programme from University of Glasgow offers training in the key macroeconomic and microeconomic issues fundamental to financial decision making. It draws on the most recent developments in these areas.

Adam Smith Business School
M.Sc. Economics

At University of Essex they push the frontiers of accepted wisdom, critically examining the decisions of individuals, the strategies of firms, and the policies of governments to understand and challenge the standard paradigms of economics. In our popular flagship masters course you will develop the expert research mind-set required for a high-profile job in finance or business. The MSc in Economics programme is delivered at University of Essex.

Department of Economics
M.Sc. Economic Development

The Economic Development programme from University of Glasgow is designed for graduates with a background in economics who want to develop an understanding of policy analysis, design and management relevant to developing countries.

Adam Smith Business School
M.Sc. Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

Studying in a stimulating and enjoyable environment, you’ll be guided by world-class academics working at the forefront of business knowledge and economics research. What’s more, our trained careers advisors and broad alumni network will extend your business connections and support you up to and beyond graduation. The Environmental and Natural Resource Economics is offered at Durham University.

Durham University Business School
Pre-Master Postgraduate Foundation Programme in Business, Economics, Finance and Management

The Postgraduate Foundation Programme in Business, Economics, Finance and Management is available as a two or three-term programme, with guaranteed progression to a wide range of Master’s degrees at UCLan. You will live and study your Foundation programme at our state-of-the-art Centre located at the heart of the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) campus.

M.Sc. Finance and Economic Development

The Finance and Economic Development programme from University of Glasgow is designed for economics graduates who would like to develop an understanding of the nature of the differing institutional settings of financial systems in various developed and developing countries.

Adam Smith Business School
M.Sc. Economics

Take advantage of one of our 100 Master’s Scholarships to study at Swansea University, the Times Good University Guide’s Welsh University of the Year 2017. Postgraduate loans are also available to English and Welsh domiciled students. For more information on fees and funding please visit our website.

M.Sc. Ecological Economics

Many of the most serious environmental and social problems that we face can be traced to root causes in our economic system. On this MS Ecological Economics programme offered by the University of Leeds, you will develop an understanding of how economic activity gives rise to environmental and social problems, and be introduced to the main tools to tackle them.

M.Sc. Economics

Our MSc Economics centres on advanced level economics and econometrics, engaging with cutting-edge research within the discipline. It offers you unrivalled coverage of the competing perspectives in economics, including heterodox perspectives. This course is offered by University of Leeds.

M.Sc. International Business Economics

The MSc in International Business Economics at Oxford Brookes University enables you to study a combination of business and economic subjects. You will develop the ability to understand causal relationships between various economic variables, critically evaluate the strategic decision-making process in business, and have an insight into global business policy issues.

M.Sc. Applied Health Economics

Diploma MSc is a collaborative partner of the University of South Wales. On successful completion of this Applied Health Economics course, you will receive a University of South Wales Masters award.

M.Sc. Health Policy, Planning and Financing

This Health Policy, Planning & Financing course from London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine aims to develop critical analysis of issues within health policy, planning and financing and to enable students to devise appropriate health policy responses. Students come from a wide range of backgrounds. This is a joint programme provided by the School and the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE).

Faculty of Public Health and Policy
M.Sc. Ecological Economics

The Ecological Economics Masters from The University of Edinburgh focuses on how to make sustainability and environmental management work in practice through the application of economic principles.

School of GeoSciences
M.A. Economics for Transition

Graduates from this Economics for Transition programme at Schumacher College will have the skills and knowledge to work for sustainable change in the public and private sectors as well as in civil society, or to set up their own projects or organisations that will contribute to the transition to a new economy.

M.Sc. Business Economics / International Business Economics

The MSc Business Economics / International Business Economics from City University London is for students who want to apply economics to real-world issues. From transfer pricing, to the complexity of financial markets and the pros and cons of EU membership, you will need to be strong at statistics and quantitative methods to get to grips with the material that makes up the core modules.

School of Arts and Social Sciences
M.Sc. International Business Economics

The purpose of the MSc in International Business Economics at Coventry University is to provide you with the opportunity to investigate the complexities of and challenges facing today’s world markets.

Business
M.Sc. Economic and Financial Analysis

The Economic and Financial Analysis programme is offered at the Manchester Metropolitan University. This course is aimed at graduates who may have studied economics, finance or business-related degrees at undergraduate level. It is also suitable for those not holding a degree but who possess relevant professional qualifications or experience.

M.A. Economics & Economic History

Economics is the study of the incentives that shape and reconcile the decisions that individuals, businesses, governments and societies make, and the macroeconomic outcomes such as economic fluctuations, growth, unemployment and crises, which may arise from those decisions.

College of Humanities & Social Science
M.Sc. Economics

The course is designed to give students a thorough background in the latest advances in theoretical, applied and empirical economics.

School of Arts and Social Sciences
M.Sc. International Economics and Finance

Designed in conjunction with the financial services sector, the MSc International Economics and Finance will advance your quantitative knowledge and expertise in international economics and finance enabling you to compete successfully in the international arena. Based on academic knowledge with a strong focus on current issues affecting the global financial market, our programme produces industry-ready graduates with a holistic knowledge of international economics and the financial techniques to meet the needs of the global marketplace.

Department of Law, Economics, Accountancy & Risk
M.Sc. Economics and Philosophy

Taught jointly by the Department of Economics and the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, the MSc Economics and Philosophy offers a unique combination of rigorous training in economics together with the opportunity to engage with moral, methodological and foundational questions. 

Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method
M.Phil. Economics

Our Economics MPhil and PhD programmes aim to develop rigorous scholars who can advance both academic knowledge and practice in the area of Economics. The programmes are designed to give you greater depth to your professional life and to equip you with the skills necessary to succeed in a knowledge-intensive economy.

Newcastle University Business School
M.A. Social Research (Economic and Social History) MA

The Social Research (Economic and Social History) MA programme from University of Birmingham provides research training that will prepare you to undertake research in the field of economic and social history. Its particularly useful if you want to convert to the study of economic and social history, or if you have already studied in this area and wish to improve your skills. It is recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council as providing the requisite research training for a PhD so you can apply for funding for the MA to be the first (training) year of a four-year PhD.

Department of History
M.A. Economics and Spanish (With a Year Abroad)

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Economics and Spanish (With a year abroad) programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Economics and Finance
M.Sc. Health Economics and Econometrics

The MSc in Health Economics and Econometrics, University of Birmingham is ideal for new graduates hoping to pursue a career in health economics or for those currently working in the health care sector who wish to develop skills in health economics.

School of Health & Population Sciences (HaPS)
M.Sc. Economics

All students study macro- and microeconomic principles, statistics, mathematics and two options in economics including at least one of international trade and the economics of development over the course of nine months. Successful completion of the Diploma with an average mark of at least 60 per cent provides guaranteed admission to an MSc degree in economics in the following academic year.

M.A. Economics and International Relations

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Economics and International Relations programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Economics and Finance
LL.M. International Economic Law, Justice and Development

The International Economic Law, Justice and Development programme from Birkbeck, University of London - School of Business, Economics and Informatics is particularly well suited to (current and aspiring) lawyers and non-lawyers within non-governmental organisations, government departments and in-house corporate social responsibility departments, who wish to critically reflect on their role as practitioners.

Postgraduate courses
M.Sc. The Oxford MSc in Financial Economics

The Oxford MSc Financial Economics (MFE) is a full-time nine-month programme that will provide you with outstanding training in the tools of financial economics sought by many financial institutions, companies, and public organisations. It combines a rigorous academic core with tailored practical applications, designed in consultation with leading financial recruiters.

Saïd Business School
Postgrad.Dip. Economics

The Economics programme from the London School of Economics and Political Science is suitable for graduates of any discipline who, for professional or personal reasons, wish to secure a stand-alone qualification in economics.

M.Sc. Economics

The MSc Economics is a specialist programme which provides students with the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills required to successfully work in the economics field. This course is suitable for you if you are a graduate of Economics who aspires to a career in a global institution such as the World Bank, the UN, the OECD or NGOs, in government departments in a range of countries or in roles supporting business analysis in organisations of all sizes.

M.Phil. Health Economics

This course delivers robust and ground breaking health economics research on the development and delivery of health care interventions and services, by combining significant qualitative skills, expertise in real-world data mining and analysis, and health policy.

M.A. Economics

The Department of Economics coordinates the teaching of students on the four-year Scottish undergraduate MA Economics programme. In the first two years, students study introductory and intermediate courses in Economics alongside courses chosen from other disciplines within the MA programme. In the final two years students are able to choose from a wide range of Economics honours courses, and write a dissertation on a topic of their choice.

College of Arts and Social Sciences
M.A. International Politics and Economics

This course focuses on the key theories of global economics and international relations, and aims to develop the professional skills that many employers expect when hiring political and economic analysts. It will enable you to develop an advanced understanding of the close interaction between economics and politics on the world stage.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
M.Sc. Economics

The MSc Economics is a specialist programme designed to provide you with rigorous training in theoretical and applied economics. The programme is ideal for those planning a career as a research economist in academia, the public sector, international institutions, the financial industry, economic or management consulting, think tanks, or other research centres.

Masters Programmes
M.A. Global Political Economy

This MA offers you a comprehensive, detailed and fully up-to-date postgraduate education in the relationship between politics and economics, the state and the market, and the contemporary global economy. It is aimed at those with an interest in developing a deeper knowledge and understanding of the major ideas, institutions, policies, interests and governance structures shaping the global economy.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
M.Sc. Health Economics (MSc By Research)

The MSc by Research Health Economics programme will provide a dedicated route for high calibre students who (may have a specific research aim in mind and) are ready to carry out independent research leading to PhD level study. Alternatively it would be appropriate for students who are seeking a stand-alone research based qualification suitable for a career in research with transferable skills for graduate employment.

Institute of Medical and Social Care Research (IMSCaR)
M.Sc. Economics for Public Policy

All students on our Economics for Public Policy programme graduate with a strong understanding of macroeconomics, microeconomics and econometrics; this programme combines those elements with detailed, specialist knowledge on public policy.

Economics
M.A. Comparative Business Economics

The Comparative Business Economics MA at UCL SSEES (School of Slavonic and East European Studies) is focused principally at company-level study and offers the chance to examine: the role of multinationals; corporate governance and finance; privatisation; entrepreneurship, and the determinants of innovation and technological change within the European area.

University College London -School of Slavonic and East European Studies
M.Sc. Behavioural Economics in Action MSc

This brand new MSc course, in both full-time and part-time options, is the first of its type in London and offers a focus on both the theoretical aspects and practical applications of behavioural economics. A three month behavioural project, which can be completed at Middlesex, abroad or at your own work place, is just one of the elements that emphasises the real-world applications that are integral to the course.

Business School
M.Sc. Economics

The MSc Economics programme from London School of Economics and Political Science is intended to equip you with the main tools of the professional economist, whether you intend to work in government, central banking, international organisations or private sector firms such as economic consultancies. The advanced and technically rigorous nature of the programme also serves as an excellent foundation for PhD programmes and other research-focused roles.

Department of Economics
M.A. Economics with Spanish (With a Year Abroad)

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Economics with Spanish (With a year abroad) programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Economics and Finance
M.A. Political Economy

Over the last three decades, political economy has been one of the fastest growing approaches in the social sciences. At Essex, we are primarily interested in the scientific study of political institutions and how they might determine economic variables. Ranked top 10 in the world for political science and international relations according to the Centre for World University Rankings (2017)

Department of Government
M.Sc. International Accounting and Environmental Economics

This programme will enhance the research and employment potential of students in the areas of international accounting and environmental economics. This is achieved by combining key international business-focused accounting courses, with courses which examine the economic issues involved in environmental economic development.

M.A. Political Economy

Before the emergence of economics and politics as distinct disciplines, ‘political economy’ was a discipline in itself. This course is tailor-made to suit a wide range of students with interests in politics and economics with an emphasis on politics.

M.Sc. Economics and Business

The Economics and Business programme from The University of Hull will provide knowledge and understanding both of economic principles and analysis, and of business applications, all informed by current scholarship and research.

Business School
Postgrad.Dip. Financial Economics

If you want to train as an economist then our Financial Economics diploma will provide you with all you need while offering the greatest flexibility in your future career choices, a great option for those attracted by the opportunities in the financial sector. The skills you will acquire will provide you with an excellent foundation for your future life and career.

School of Business
M.Sc. Economics, Finance and Management

This Economics, Finance and Management, one year, postgraduate Masters programme attracts students from a range of backgrounds, and by the end of the programme, all have a firm foundation in business-related topics.

Faculty of Social Sciences and Law
M.Sc. Agri-Environmental Economics and Policy

The MSc in Agri-Environmental Economics and Policy from the Univeristy of Kent prepares you for a career as a professional economist dealing with national and international issues in the area of food, agriculture and the environment.

School of Economics
M.Sc. Economics

The Economics MSc at the University of Kent is designed to provide an education in advanced economic theory and quantitative methods while allowing students to specialise or take options in a range of subjects that reflect the School's main areas of research expertise.

School of Economics
M.A. Global Political Economy

You’ll examine the emergence of the global political economy, what economic crisis means for capitalism, and the distribution of wealth and power. Our unique MA analyses the impacts of these contemporary transformations.

M.Sc. Industrial Economics

MSc Industrial Economics at University of East Anglia is a research-training course which combines the specialist components of theoretical, empirical and policy analysis in the study of industrial organisation. 

School of Economics
M.Sc. Economics

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.

Social Sciences
M.Sc. Economic and Social History

Every year, the University admits around twenty graduate students to study for the M.Sc. and M.Phil. in economic and social history. This programme provides the standard induction into the field of economic and social history.

Humanities
M.Sc. Financial Economics

The Financial Economics programme from Birkbeck, University of London is designed to equip you with tools and techniques for investigating important economic issues. It provides a thorough grounding in mathematical and econometric techniques, as well as microeconomics, and examines why financial markets are prone to crises, studying the details of past and present crises, and subsequent policy responses.

Economics, Mathematics and Statistics