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Full time September MSc 1 year
Economics (10)

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Unleash your potential in the field of Economics with our MSc programme. Dive deep into the core tools and methodologies essential for a successful career as an economist or for advancing to doctoral studies. The programme offers a comprehensive training in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics, while allowing you to specialise in areas like public policy economics, banking, and environmental economics. Choose between a traditional dissertation or the innovative Practice Track, where you collaborate with external organisations on real-world challenges. Benefit from expert guidance and access cutting-edge software in our computer labs. Upon completion, you will master data analysis, contribute to economic debates, and develop critical research skills. To join, a 2:1 bachelor's degree in economics, business, or a related quantitative subject is required, along with a strong foundation in core economics units. Elevate your career prospects and join our exclusive cohort for a transformative learning experience.

About the course

Develop your understanding of the core tools and approaches needed to be a professional economist or to progress to doctoral study.

Our MSc in Economics will provide you with rigorous training in the three main strands of economics:

  • microeconomics
  • macroeconomics
  • econometrics

Alongside these core topics, you will be able to explore specialist areas to enhance your skills around your interests and career aspirations. These include:

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Entry Requirements

You should have a bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent, typically a 2:1 or above; in either economics, business 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 core economics units, comprising macroeconomics, microeconomics and econometrics (or statistics). These may be complemented by quantitative units such as calculus, probability, data analysis, game theory, operational research or financial engineering.

For a full list of entry requirements, please view our page.

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Where is University of Bath


Student Profile

Yasin Dalgic

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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