To apply for this course, you should have some mathematical background (A-level, IB, AP or any other equivalent secondary school qualification) and one of the following:
- An upper second-class (or equivalent) undergraduate degree in economics or a related discipline (e.g. finance).
- An upper second-class undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Business, Management, Politics, Law, Accounting, Psychology, Quantitative Sociology or Financial Journalism.
- An upper-second class (or equivalent) undergraduate degree in a quantitative discipline, such as Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science or a Natural Science.
Months of entry
Gain the thorough background in theoretical, applied and empirical economics that you need to prepare for a range of career options in industry, government and academia.
This course enables you to immerse yourself in rigorous modern economics training – either immediately after an undergraduate degree or as a mid-career professional. You can choose to study full time over the course of one year or part time over the course of two.
The Economics MSc helps you:
- Develop your critical and analytical abilities in economics
- Understand modern economic theory, at both a micro and a macro level
- Analyse the strengths and weaknesses of the relevant empirical and theoretical research methodology
- Develop your knowledge of econometric theory and techniques
- Critically interpret current research in fields such as behavioural and experimental economics, financial economics, health economics, macroeconomics, regulation and competition, and development
- Prepare academically for a career as a professional economist.
Should you with to pursue further study, the dissertation track can also serve as a stepping stone to an Economics PhD.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Enquiries
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