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  MSc Economics and Data Science

University of East Anglia    School of Economics

Full time September MSc 1 year full time
Computer Science (8) Economics (10)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the MSc Economics and Data Science programme at UEA. This dynamic course, designed for individuals with a strong background in Economics, offers a unique blend of traditional economic principles and cutting-edge data science skills. The 12-month programme includes six taught modules and a dissertation, with a focus on economic theory, econometrics, and specialist data science modules. Stand out from the crowd by mastering programming, data analysis, and statistical learning methods tailored for economic applications. Upon completion, you'll be equipped to excel in diverse fields such as government, finance, healthcare, and more, as an applied data scientist or pursue further studies at the PhD level. With a minimum 2:1 Bachelor's degree in any subject, you can unlock a world of opportunities in government agencies, consultancies, and beyond. Elevate your career prospects with UEA's MSc Economics and Data Science programme.

About the course

UEA’s School of Economics is lively, friendly, research-orientated and committed to excellence in teaching. We have an international reputation in many key areas, including theoretical and applied economics.

Our research interests include behavioural and experimental economics, competition economics, environmental policy, conflict, contests and corporate behaviour, finance and financial markets, and applied econometrics.

Our MSc Economics and Data Science integrates a thorough grounding in data science skills into the framework of our traditional Master’s Programme in Economics.   

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Entry Requirements

Bachelors degree (minimum 2:1 or equivalent)

Degree Subject
Any subject acceptable.

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Value: 10% tuition fee reduction
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10% tuition fee reduction


You are an Alumnus of UEA, or expect to become one, at the time of applying for an eligible postgraduate programme and are, and will remain, self-funded for the duration of the programme, (exemptions include PGCE, MBA, foundation, pre-Masters and postdoctorate diploma programmes).

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UEA offer a generous range of scholarships every year, including funding for specific countries, schools and subjects. Scholarships include £4-£5,000 awards for students from specific countries, sports scholarships, a £2,000 'Bright Futures' fee reduction for UK-based students and a 10% reduction in fees for UEA alumni.

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