Economics, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • English (book IELTS)
    Language
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The MSc Economics aims to provide students with a thorough knowledge and understanding of the concepts, tools and methods of modern economics, together with the application of these methods to the analysis of economic problems.

About

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

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

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

Career opportunities

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

Programme Structure

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    92

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Academic Requirements

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

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    15920 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15920 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    7880 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7880 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Funding

ESRC studentships and Faculty scholarships may be available.

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