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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395 Economics Master's degrees in United Kingdom

M.Sc. Economics

This MSc Economics programme from SOAS University of London will equip you with the specialist knowledge required by international employers in both the business and public sectors; as well as providing rigorous foundations for those who wish to go on to research in economics at the PhD level.

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. 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. 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.

Preparation Course International foundation in Business Studies and Economics

Successful businesses need to be able to respond to a diverse range of external influences that could impact their organisation's success. On the Business Studies and Economics course you’ll learn to analyse and understand these influences, through our core modules. The Business Studies and Economics course is offered at the University of Warwick.

International Foundation Programmes (IFPs)
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

Intensive, rewarding and inspiring: our economics degrees are recognised around the world for their quality and real world relevance. Durham University's world-class faculty have created an Economics programme that will challenge and stimulate you, equipping you with both the academic and analytical skills you will need for an international career.

Durham University Business School
M.Sc. Business Management (Economics)

This MSc Business Management (Economics) course from Oxford Brookes University is focused on your career. With this master's degree accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) you will be ready for a successful international career with a commercial or not-for-profit organisation.

Oxford Brookes Business School
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. 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. 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. Public Economics

Durham University's MSc programmes in Public Economics will give you the opportunity to equip yourself with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue a career in economics and related disciplines.

Durham University Business School
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. Health Economics

Study Health Economics at  University of East Anglia  and make your decisions count. Based in the Norwich Medical School, you will not only develop an understanding of economic concepts as applied to health, public health, and health services policy, you will also benefit from training alongside a range of healthcare professionals.

Norwich Medical School
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.

Oxford Brookes Business School
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. 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.Sc. Economics & Financial Economics

The Economics & Financial Economics course at the University of Nottingham explores current theories, whilst providing students with research training and the core skills and techniques needed for analytical work on financial markets.

M.Sc. Financial Economics

The Financial Economics course at Cardiff University offers knowledge and expertise for a career in fund management, stock-broking, investment banking, corporate treasury and other financial sector roles.

Cardiff Business School
M.Sc. Economics with reference to Africa

All the courses offered by the Department of Economics approach the subject matter from a development perspective. Students on the MSc Economics with reference to Africa will complete courses on macro, micro, quantitative methods and growth. 

Faculty of Law and Social Sciences
M.Sc. Advanced Computer Science with Internet Economics

This one-year full time programme, formerly known as MSc in Computation and Game Theory, is intended for graduates who already have a first degree in Computer Science, or in Economics, or a closely related subject. It is related to the "cutting-edge" academic discipline of Algorithmic Game Theory, which lies at the intersection of Economics and Computer Science and provides a mathematical platform to modern Internet applications such as Electronic Commerce or Google sponsored search auctions.

M.A. Politics & Economic & Social History

Students of politics explore the origins and present-day contexts of conflicts over power and resources; the morality of political action, the limits of freedom and justice, and the processes of governance at various levels. Politics joint honours programmes are available with many subjects such as languages, history, economics, economic and social history and philosophy. Politics is part of a vibrant research-led community consisting of c.30 full-time academic staff and over 400 undergraduate students.

College of Humanities & Social Science
M.Sc. Financial Economics

A full-time nine-month programme that provides outstanding training in the tools of financial economics sought by financial institutions, companies and public organisations. The MSc in Financial Economics combines a rigorous academic core with tailored practical applications, designed in consultation with leading financial recruiters.

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. International Business Management with Sustainability Management

The International Business Management with Sustainability Management programme is aimed at graduates who have little or no business or management background in their first degree and who wish to gain a broad based business qualification to enhance their future career prospects, or at those looking to develop business management knowledge and skills to allow them to change or further their careers.

M.A. Economics and German

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 German programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Economics and Finance
M.Sc. Russia in Global Systems

Our MSc focuses on the challenges involved in Russia’s global engagement & integration. You will gain in-depth knowledge of the interlocking reform challenges that have faced Russia in recent decades, a fluency in Russian current events and an understanding of a range of disciplinary and theoretical approaches to policy and academic analysis, with an emphasis on Russian foreign policy and global policy vis-a-vis Russia.

Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy
M.Sc. Economic Development and Policy Analysis

The MSc Economic Development and Policy Analysis, University of Nottingham explores current theories, issues and evidence in economic policy as applied to developing countries. It is ideal for students who have a particular interest in development issues and want to apply an advanced level knowledge of economics to practical and policy issues.

M.Sc. Latin American Development

Our MSc Latin American Development integrates a thorough grounding in development theory with the in-depth study of Latin America. By exploring the contemporary and historical experiences of this region you will develop an understanding of the deep roots of social change and the background to current development challenges and policy debates.

Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy
Postgraduate Diploma Economics for Competition Law

Take your career to that next level by enrolling on this Economics for Competition Law specialised distance learning programme from King's College London. You will gain new skills, a respected degree and further your career – all in just eight months and without interrupting your employment.

M.Sc. Finance and Economics

The MSc Finance and Economics from University of Southampton is designed to equip students with the specialist skills and knowledge necessary to pursue a career at a high level in the financial sector. In addition, the programme provides the necessary training to undertake research in the area of finance at a leading university.

Social Sciences
M.A. Development and International Economics

The Development and International Economics MA is one of a suite of masters degrees in economics at Kingston University that are focused on giving you the ability and confidence to analyse and offer solutions to real-world problems.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
M.Sc. Economics

Our MSc Economics programmes are intended to deepen your knowledge and understanding of economics as an academic discipline. Each programme draws upon the internationally rated research undertaken within the department and the experience of our academics in developing economic policy at organisations such as the Bank of England, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and the United Nations.

School of Business and Economics
M.Sc. Economics

Economics is about how people make choices in conditions of resource scarcity and the results of these choices for society. It’s about understanding the world around us and our place in it. The Economics programme is offered by Queen's University Belfast.

M.Sc. Economics and Econometrics

This programme provides a solid foundation in economics together with advanced teaching in Econometric subjects, led by Professor James Davidson, a leading academic in the subject.

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

Careers in business and finance often require an economic approach. Our MSc Financial and Business Economics allows you to study the economic principles that are at the heart of finance and business, and to develop an awareness of their applications.

Department of Economics
M.Sc. Finance (Major: Economic Policy)

The MSc Finance (major: Economic Policy) is designed principally for postgraduates working on economic policy in government, central banks, other public organisations, international institutions and consultancy. It enables you to deepen your understanding of the principles, applications, and context underlying economic policy with a focus on policy's financial aspects.

Centre for Financial and Management Studies
M.Sc. Economics and Econometrics

This programme aims to provide balanced and rigorous training in modern theories in economics and econometrics at the postgraduate level. Although similar to the MSc in Economics, its differs in the level of econometric course units it provides, as well as extending the coverage in macroeconomic and microeconomic theory by providing a course unit in mathematical economics.

School of Social Sciences
M.Sc. Economics

The MSc Economics course is a twelve-month taught course that provides rigorous training in the main theoretical and empirical aspects of economics. This programme is offered by University of Bath.

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
L.L.M. Law and Economics

The LLM Law and Economics is a joint programme offered by the Centre for Commercial Law Studies and the School of Economics and Finance at Queen Mary University of London. It is a specialist programme which aims to provide rigorous training in theoretical and applied economic analysis as a means of analysing law and the legal framework. 

School of Law
M.A. Managing in the Creative Economy

The creative industries are fast outpacing traditional industries, with an increasing number of countries placing them at the heart of their economic development. The prosperity of people across the globe depends on the creativity of designers, authors, film makers, musicians, architects and other 'content' creators in a way that it has never done before.

Faculty of Business and Law
M.Sc. Financial Economics

MSc in Financial Economics from University of Leicester is approved by the Chartered Financial Analysis Institute and provides you with a foundation for a career as an economic or financial analyst in business, government or a major international organisation. You will develop an in-depth understanding of the principles of finance, investment analysis and analytical methods of modern finance. You will also have the opportunity to use Bloomberg, the industry standard platform for investment and trading.

Department of Economics
M.Sc. Money, Banking and Central Banking

The MSc programme in Money, Banking and Central Banking is designed to offer specialised teaching in banking and financial markets which is particularly relevant given all the changes introduced during the last global financial crisis, as well as the changes made by major central banks in the running of their monetary policies since then.

School of Humanities
M.Sc. Behavioural Economics

Behavioural economics is a rapidly expanding field, investigating the human and social factors influencing the decisions made by consumers, borrowers and investors. The Behavioural Economics programme is offered at the University of Nottingham.

M.Sc. International Business Management with Performance Management

Our International Business Management with Performance Management programme is aimed graduates who have little or no business or management background in their first degree and who wish to gain a broad based business qualification to enhance their future career prospects, or at those looking to develop business management knowledge and skills to allow them to change or further their careers.