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  Economics MSc

University of Exeter    Economics

Full time September MSc 1 year full-time
Business & Management (5) Economics (10)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the Economics MSc programme at the University of Exeter. Tailored for Economics graduates seeking advanced training or STEM graduates transitioning into economics, this programme equips you with the expertise to thrive in a dynamic world. Through a blend of economic and econometric analysis, you'll hone your critical thinking and statistical skills, gaining a competitive edge in various career paths. The flexible structure allows you to customise your learning experience, whether pursuing a PhD or exploring new career horizons. Engage with leading academics through seminar series and stay abreast of cutting-edge research in economics and econometrics. To qualify, you need a 2:1 honours degree in a quantitative discipline or a related field, demonstrating evidence of quantitative ability. Exceptional performance or relevant work experience is also considered. Benefit from world-class research facilities and expert-led teaching, preparing you for a successful career in multinational corporations, government agencies, or international organisations. Elevate your employability with specialisations in Banking & Financial Services, Portfolio Management, and more. Join the Economics MSc programme and unlock a world of opportunities.

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  • Suitable for Economics graduates wishing to receive advanced and specialised training in economics or STEM graduates wishing to retrain in economics using mathematical and statistical analysis.
  • Our MSc Economics opens doors to a wide range of careers, training you to make smart judgments and decisions in real world contexts and to better understand the world around you.
  • Core training in economic and econometric analysis enables you to combine logic, critical thinking, and statistical skills to put yourself a step ahead of others in a rapidly changing world.
  • Flexible so you can shape your master’s to fit your own specific interests, whether enhancing your academic knowledge, changing career, or preparing for a PhD.
  • Participate in our seminar series, which attracts leading academics from universities across the world so you can gain insight into current research in economics and econometrics.

Course content

This programme is available for study 12 months full-time over three terms and is University-based throughout this time. The taught components of the programme are delivered in the first two terms, leaving the third term and most of the summer to research, write and submit your dissertation. The programme in its entirety runs from September to September.

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Entry Requirements

Minimum of a 2:1 degree with honours from a recognised university in a quantitative discipline (e.g. economics, mathematics, statistics, physical sciences, engineering, computer science, finance). We also consider strong students from disciplines that have quantitative components (e.g. a quantitative social science, psychology, geography, life sciences, accounting, management) as well as medicine intercalators. Evidence of quantitative ability is required.

We do consider all applications where there is evidence of exceptional performance, significant relevant work experience or professional qualifications.

Applicants are also required to meet our English language requirements. Please see our website for details.


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