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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 moment you will step into a UK university campus, you will feel you have entered a fairy tale. The UK campuses are mesmerizing and the student facilities are outstanding. All the modern and unique features of British universities enable you to engage in ground-breaking research and experience top quality teaching and learning.

390 Economics Master's degrees in United Kingdom

Pre-Master Pre-Master's in Banking and Finance

The Pre-Master's in Banking and Finance course from INTO London World Education Centre offers academic preparation for direct entry to a postgraduate degree in subject areas such as Accounting, Banking, Hospitality, Management, Investment and Marketing at a choice of leading UK universities.

M.Sc. Energy Finance and Markets

MSc in Energy Finance and Markets runs for one academic year, starting in mid-September. The programme applies principles of financial and resource economics to prepare students for careers in old and new energy markets and industries, as well as the public sector.

Postgraduate Programmes
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. Economics, Banking and Finance

The Economics, Banking and Finance programme from University of Glasgow focuses on economic analysis of financial and banking issues. It is aimed at policy-makers, postgraduate students who are interested in financial markets, or those who work in financial institutions and government organisations.

Adam Smith Business School
Pre-Master Qualifying Programme in Business

The Master’s Qualifying Programme in Business is available as a one, two or three-term programme, with guaranteed progression to a wide range of Master’s degrees at Coventry University. You will study your Master's programme at our state-of-the-art Centre located at the heart of the Coventry University campus.

M.Sc. Accounting and Finance

Designed for students who already have a first degree in accounting, finance, business and economics, or in a quantitative subject such as science or engineering, this Accounting and Finance course from University of East Anglia provides the advanced level of study required to launch a successful career in the corporate sector.

Norwich Business School
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. 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
M.Sc. Financial Economics

The Financial Economics programme from Birkbeck, University of London - School of Business, Economics and Informatics is designed to equip you with tools and techniques for investigating important economic issues.

Economics, Mathematics and Statistics
M.Sc. Economics and Strategy for Business

MSc Economics and Strategy for Business at Imperial College Business School is a challenging one-year, full-time programme that teaches students how to combine the rigour of analytical thinking with a strategic focus. The programme’s approach emphasises application of theory to recognise the realities facing practising managers. 

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
Pre-Master Business, Economics, Finance and Management

The Master’s Foundation Programme in Business, Economics, Finance and Management is available as a one, two or three-term programme, with guaranteed progression* to a wide range of Master’s degrees at the University of Sunderland. You will study your Foundation programme at our state-of-the-art Centre located at the heart of the University of Sunderland City campus.

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. Economics and Finance

Recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), this programme Economics and Finance at University of Leeds provides an opportunity to combine an understanding of sophisticated economic theory with advanced finance concepts.

Leeds University 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
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

The Economics programme from Birkbeck, University of London - School of Business, Economics and Informatics is designed to equip you with tools and techniques for investigating important economic issues. It provides a grounding in mathematical and econometric techniques, and goes on to discuss the foundations of microeconomics and macroeconomics and their application to new economic problems.

Economics, Mathematics and Statistics
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.

Leeds University Business School
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. Fraud Investigation Management

The Fraud Investigation Management MSc course at Coventry University was developed in association with professionals leading the way in economic crime and fraud investigation in the UK and worldwide.

Psychological, Social and Behavioural Sciences
M.A. Economics and 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.A. Social Policy and Economics

Social policy is the study of the distribution of welfare and well-being within societies and the policies which influence that distribution. Primarily, the focus is on social and economic change, what causes it and its consequences for society.

College of Humanities & Social Science
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. 

Department of History
M.A. International Politics (Globalisation, Poverty and Development)

This International Politics (Globalisation, Poverty and Development) course from Newcastle University provides an understanding of globalisation and development. It places special emphasis on the problem of poverty and its relation to global justice and global politics. You study the political, social and economic causes, consequences and discourses of poverty and development. You also critically analyse these important global currents.

School of Geography, Politics and Sociology
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. 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.

Nottingham Business School
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
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
Postgraduate Diploma 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. 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.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.

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

Over the past decade, techniques in behavioural economics have been applied by a large number of private and public sector organisations ranging from Coca-Cola, Google and Visa to the Bank of England, Oxfam and the NHS. Concepts from behavioural economics are widely used in areas including marketing, organ donor framing and incentives to save or spend. 

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. 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. 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
M.Sc. Applied Quantitative Methods

Based at the Manchester Metropolitan University Q-Step Centre in the Department of Sociology, this MSc approaches the study of quantitative methods in an innovative way, which emphasises career-ready skills that prepare students for work with data and quantitative analysis, or as suitable preparation for doctoral study.

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.A. Economics and Psychology

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 Psychology programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Economics and Finance
M.A. Economics and Mathematics

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