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The MSc in Economics is a one year taught postgraduate programme run by the School of Economics and Finance.

Highlights

  • In the 2014 UK Research Excellence Framework exercise, the School was ranked joint tenth in the UK and second in Scotland on the basis of the quality of its research publications, with over 80% of the research publications being classified as internationally excellent or world-leading.
  • Small group teaching allows a high level of student-teacher interaction, encouraging a warm and friendly learning environment. 
  • The programme focus is to provide a self-contained, rigorous but relevant learning experience that prepares you either to start employment at a senior level in a wide variety of economics-related activities, or to pursue further research. 
  • You will learn the theoretical and empirical tools required to understand the increasingly complex and rapidly changing economy.
  • Supplementary lectures in mathematical and statistical methods are available at the beginning of the course. 

Teaching format

The programme consists of traditional lectures, as well as tutorials, seminars and computer lab work in small groups. Courses are assessed both continuously and with end-of-semester exams.

You will also complete a 15,000-word dissertation on a topic of your choice which is relevant and appropriate to the MSc.  

Every MSc student is assigned an adviser at the beginning of the year. Your adviser will provide you with individual guidance on module choice and academic conduct.

Careers

There is a long-standing tradition of Economics graduates working in a wide variety of challenging and rewarding posts including:

  • academia
  • banking
  • commerce
  • diplomatic service
  • economics
  • finance
  • government
  • industry
  • insurance.

They work in the UK, Europe, and North America, and more frequently in locations such as China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan and Thailand.

The Careers Centre offers one-to-one advice to all students on a taught postgraduate course and offers a programme of events to assist students in building their employability skills.


Visit the Economics (MSc) page on the University of St Andrews website for more details!

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