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Pave the way for a career as a professional economist or for doctoral study, with a thorough grounding in all the core areas of economics.
Our MSc Economics is a taught master’s degree that offers rigorous training in the main strands of economics:
The course gives you the broad knowledge needed to work as a professional economist or undertake doctoral study.
Alongside the core topics, you will have the chance to delve into areas like financial economics, growth theory and environmental economics.
Developing practical skills to take with you into your career is a fundamental aspect of the course. We will enhance your research abilities throughout the course; particularly during the dissertation you work on over the summer under the supervision of one of
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You should have a bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent, typically a 2:1 +.
To apply for this course you should have an undergraduate degree in either economics or an appropriate quantitative subject such as engineering, computer science, mathematics or physics.
You are also expected to have obtained good marks in at least five units/modules. These are likely to include microeconomics and econometrics and three other quantitative units such as macroeconomics, calculus, matrix algebra, data analysis, game theory, operational research, probability or financial engineering. The modules should preferably have been taken in your final two years of study.
"Led by leading academics in their fields, the teaching quality on the MSc Economics is exceptional. It's the combination of theory with real life applications which most excites me. The course is providing me with top level skills for dealing with a wide range of theoretical and real-world issues in economics."
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