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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387 Economics Master's degrees in United Kingdom

, M.Sc. Finance and Business Economics

Gain expert advanced training in both finance and related areas of business economics. Examine the links between international macroeconomics and global capital markets. You will graduate from this Finance and Business Economics programme at Alliance Manchester Business School equipped for careers in financial services, banking or industry.

, M.Sc. Political Economy of Development

The MSc in the Political Economy of Development from SOAS, University of London is the latest addition to a portfolio of Masters programmes offered by the Department of Economics, and is designed for economists who want to concentrate on applied theory and to expand their regional expertise.

Faculty of Law and Social Sciences
, 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 Finance and Economic Development

Our International Finance and Economic Development MSc at the University of Kent prepares you for work as a professional economist in the various public and private institutions concerned with international finance and development throughout the world, or for a career in research or teaching in the field of international finance.

School of Economics
, M.Sc. Development Economics

All the courses offered by the Department of Economics approach the subject matter from a development perspective. Students on the MSc Development Economics at SOAS, University of London will complete courses on macro, micro, quantitative methods and growth. In addition, students must take three optional courses and complete a dissertation in an area of applied economics.

Faculty of Law and Social Sciences
, Preparation Course Foundation Programme in Business, Economics, Finance and Management

The Master’s 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.

, Preparation Course Foundation Programme in 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. International Economic Policy and Analysis M.A.

The International Economic Policy and Analysis M.A., Msc course from University of Westminster has been created in conjunction with the Government Economic Service (GES) – a major employer of economics graduates in the UK. The University of Westminster is the only English university to have secured GES recommended status for a postgraduate course in economics.

Westminster Business School
, M.Sc. Economics

The MSc Economics course at the University of Nottingham provides the technical tools required for understanding and developing microeconomic and macroeconomic models, whilst building a comprehensive knowledge of econometric techniques.

Economics
, Pre-Master Graduate Diploma in Economics

Preparation for master's degrees in Business Economics and International Business Economics. The Graduate Diploma in Economics from City University London combines academic study, intensive English language teaching and study skills to prepare you for entry into a postgraduate university degree.

INTO City University London
, 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.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. 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
, Preparation Course 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. 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. 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.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. 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.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. 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 to real-world problems.

School of GeoSciences
, M.Sc. Health Economics

Health economics is central to today’s healthcare sector. Trained and skilled health economists are in demand as the requirement for more advanced and expensive healthcare puts pressure on policy decisions. The programme is delivered by University of Leeds.

Faculty of Medicine and Health
, 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
, MRes Economic and Social History (MRes)

The MRes in Economic and Social History, The University of Exeter, will allow you to focus specifically on economic and social history and its methods of analysis, while giving you the opportunity to study other topics in international history, religious and cultural history, political history, naval or gender history.

College of Humanities
, M.Phil. Economics

We offer two different programmes of postgraduate study, each in either full-time or part-time mode. These are degrees by research which require an original contribution to the body of knowledge in a particular academic or professional discipline.

Buckingham Business School
, M.A. Financial Economics

This Financial Economics MA will enable you to master key tools used for the financing of individual companies - derivatives, investment appraisal and risk management - and provides an in-depth study of financial issues affecting the broader economic environment, such as crises and bubbles in the international economy. It offers an opportunity to develop the key analytical skills necessary for carrying out research on contemporary issues in financial economics.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
, M.Sc. Money and Banking

If you wish to pursue a career in the financial industry, central banks, civil service or academia, MSc Money and Banking is for you. Our course provides you with specialised training in money and banking, and also equips you with state-of-the-art tools and methods in economics and finance.

Department of Economics
, M.Sc. Economics and Econometrics

The MSc Economics and MSc Economics and Econometrics from University of Southampton are designed to equip you 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. They are ESRC-recognised research training programmes.

Social Sciences
, LL.M. International Tax

This Tax LLM will equip you with the legal framework and intellectual tools you need to understand cross-border tax. With a reputation for exceptional teaching and contemporary expertise you will find your intellectual and creative abilities are both challenged and developed by this demanding but intensely practical subject. You may also prepare simultaneously for the CIOT Advanced Diploma in International Taxation.

, M.Sc. Financial Analysis and Fund Management

The MSc in Financial Analysis and Fund Management programme at The University of Exeter is a very challenging programme that offers students the opportunity to study for the level I and level II CFA exams at the same time as the MSc Financial Analysis and Fund Management.

School of Business and Economics
, Postgrad.Dip. Banking

The Banking (Graduate Diploma) programme from 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 banking.

, M.Sc. Political Economy of Emerging Markets

Our MSc Political Economy of Emerging Markets programme offers a distinctive approach to the study of development by focusing on the political economy of emerging markets, especially national development strategies and the underlying politics and institutions. Subjects covered include development theory, political economy, geography and management. You may also focus on particular countries and regions.

Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy
, M.Sc. Health Economics

Our Health Economics programme is designed to meet the increasing demand for professionals in this field. It introduces you to the ways in which microeconomic and econometric principles and concepts can be applied to the analysis of decisions by consumers, firms and governments regarding health and health care.

Economics
, M.A. Philosophy and Public Affairs

Philosophy and Public Affairs- Philosophical issues are deeply relevant in many areas of public life and often arise in public discussion. They include issues about ethics, economics and the law, as well as politics.

, M.A. Geography & Economics

Geography is the study of the way the world works. It is a uniquely diverse and integrative discipline that spans the natural and social sciences. As a natural science, Geography focuses on the environment, mainly through landscapes and their evolution through space and time. As a social science, Geography is concerned with the relationships between people and their social, cultural, political and economic worlds. In both cases, the relationships between human and physical environments are central.

College of Science & Engineering
, M.A. Economics with Russian

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 Russian programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Economics and Finance
, M.Sc. Economics

The programme is intended for students who wish to acquire graduate-level skills in economic analysis and relevant quantitative techniques.

, M.Sc. Development Economics

This MSc provides you with the skills and knowledge in development issues to become a successful, policy-oriented economist in government, international organisations or at universities.

School of Social Sciences and Cultural Studies
, M.Sc. International Economics

The MSc in International Economics is a taught graduate programme that provides specialised and advanced training in international economics, which is achieved through the delivery of specialised courses in trade theory, trade policy and econometrics.

Birmingham Business School
, Postgrad.Dip. Graduate Diploma in Economics

The Graduate Diploma is suitable for international students who need an introduction to the study of a subject in preparation to study it at postgraduate level, or to upgrade qualifications if you have studied a 3 year Diploma in a relevant subject. The Graduate Diploma is also suitable for those that want to increase or update their subject knowledge or those that need to improve their English language study skills within the context of their chosen subject.

INTO - University of East Anglia London
, M.A. Economics & Accounting

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. Financial Economics

This programme is a springboard into a career as an economist. Whether you are looking to work in the Civil Service, a leading bank, a multinational organisation or an insurance company, this programme can help you achieve your aims. It is also an ideal choice for anybody who sees his or her future as an analyst for a major investment company.

School of Business and Economics
, M.A. Economic Policy

This MA covers a range of economic policy areas; in particular, fiscal and monetary policy, labour market and wage policy, as well as financial regulation and macroprudential policy. It will develop your capacity to carry out research on the implementation and effectiveness of economic policy in a contemporary global and financial context, enabling you to contribute to debates on austerity versus active demand management, and efficiency versus equity in the regulation of markets.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
, M.A. Economics and Russian

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 Russian programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Economics and Finance
, M.A. Political Economy

All students take a core module, Theoretical Approaches to Political Economy , which provides a thorough grounding in both classical and contemporary theories of political economy and introduces the basic concepts of the discipline.

School of Social Sciences
, M.Sc. Economic Evaluation in Health Care

The MSc Economic Evaluation in Health Care from City, University of London is designed to meet the demand for health economics’ quantitative and analytical skills for decision-making in the healthcare sector, both in developed and in developing countries.

School of Arts and Social Sciences
, M.Sc. Economic and Social History

Postgraduate work in Economic and Social History offered by University of York is devoted essentially to research and the preparation of dissertations. Students may register for a minimum period of one year for an MSc, for two years for an MPhil or for three years for a PhD, assessed in each case by dissertation.

, M.Sc. Economics

Our MSc in Economics will appeal to you if you have a strong background in the subject and wish to gain advanced and rigorous training in modern economics, as preparation for a career as a professional economist or analyst.

, M.A. Economics for Competition Law

Economics for Competition Law is for practising lawyers, regulators, academics or if you have a specific need for knowledge in this area. Gain an understanding of the increasingly important role that economics plays in competition law and when economic analysis is needed for a particular competition law case.

, M.A. Economics and Mediaeval History

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 Mediaeval History programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Economics and Finance
, M.Sc. Financial Economics

Are you interested in finance and its economic foundations? The emphasis of our MSc Financial Economics is on the ways that economic reasoning can inform and illuminate the financial decision-making of investors and the financial choices made by firms.

Department of Economics
, M.Sc. Economics & Finance

Understanding the interaction between the disciplines of Economics & 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. This MSc Economics & Finance degree course is delivered by Strathclyde Business School.

Accounting & Finance
, M.Sc. International Health Policy (Health Economics)

These two MSc degrees offer complementary skills. For the Health Policy programme you need a first degree in a relevant academic subject (science, medicine, economics, other social sciences) whereas for the Health Economics programme you need a first degree in economics, mathematics, statistics or any other quantitative subject. For both, the first degree should be at a standard equivalent to a British university upper second class honours.

Department of Social Policy
, Master Graduate Diploma Economics

On our Graduate Diploma Economics, we teach you the essentials of micro- and macroeconomics, and then you have the option to explore whichever topics in economics interest you the most, from international trade and health, to mathematical methods, to theories of monopolies.

Department of Economics
, M.Sc. Economics and International Business

Our MSc Economics and International Business programme at the Loughborough University will allow you to develop a sound understanding of the international business environment and business operations in the global economy.

School of Business and Economics
, M.Sc. Financial Economics

The fascinating world of banking and financial markets is more than just headlines, it is the lifeblood of our collective global economies. The Financial Economics MSc at the University of Birmingham is designed for graduates with an economics-based degree, who are seeking to train themselves technically for their career in finance.

Birmingham Business School
, M.Sc. Applied Economics

The MSc Applied Economics course from is suitable for those intending to develop their careers in areas such as economics, banking, energy, central and local government, charities and management. This course is delivered by Strathclyde Business School.

Economics
, M.Sc. Finance and Economics

The MSc Finance and Economics is an interdisciplinary degree taught jointly by the Department of Finance and the Department of Economics, allowing students to study in two of the most highly rated departments in their subject areas in the world. The programme draws on the School's strengths in economics, finance and econometrics to impart a rigorous and deep understanding of financial markets, grounded in financial economics and econometric methods.

Department of Accounting
, LL.M. International Economic Law (PGDip)

The LLM in International Economic Law (PGDip) from Oxford Brookes University provides the opportunity to study the international law of trade and finance from the public policy perspective of the regulator. It enables the student to specialise from, a wide range of subjects and topics in areas such as the regulatory framework of the global trading system, the resolution of trade disputes, and the legal and policy mechanisms affecting foreign direct investment.

School of Law
, Postgrad.Dip. Economics

If you want to train as an economist then our 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. Banking and Managerial Economics

You will be taught key banking issues in detail and will develop economic concepts and analysis to address the problems facing the banking sector. These include determining optimum output, the price of products and services as well as looking at how banks operate within the monetary framework.

Nottingham University Business School
, M.A. Economic History

Economic History seeks to explain the economic changes that have shaped everyday lives. It examines the history of production, and how people have exchanged or utilised the goods or services they produced. Fundamentally, Economic History asks how and why economies have changed, and seeks to understand the experiences of growth or decline in Britain and the wider world.

College of Humanities & Social Science
, M.Sc. Media Economics

The MSc Media Economics course offered by University of East Anglia will equip you with the skills required to enter a career in the business aspect of the media (eg account executives in advertising, a career in publishing, finance and management positions in broadcasting).

School of Economics
, M.A. Economics and Russian (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 Russian (With a year abroad) programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Economics and Finance
, M.A. Economics with German (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 German (With a year abroad) programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Economics and Finance
, M.A. Economics and Social Anthropology

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 Social Anthropology programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Economics and Finance