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Entry requirements

The equivalent of a UK first or upper second class honours degree with evidence on your degree transcript of strong grades in statistical modules in your second, third or fourth year Check the full list of equivalent qualifications.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Our MSc programmes in Economics will give you the opportunity to equip yourself with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue a career in economics and related disciplines.

The programme consists of a set of core and elective modules, culminating in a practice-based business project or a research-based dissertation.

Core and elective modules:

You will study:

  • Advanced Macroeconomics
  • Advanced Microeconomics

Based on your prior knowledge and experience you will be streamed to study one of the following module pairings:

  • Econometrics I and Econometrics II
  • Econometrics I and Microeconometrics
  • Econometric Methods and Microeconometrics
  • Econometric Methods and Financial Modelling and Business Forecasting

You will then choose four elective modules. The list of modules may vary from year to year, but has typically included: Behavioural Finance and Economics; Development Economics; Econometrics II; Environmental Economics and Policy; Experimental Economics and Finance; Industrial Organisation; International Economics; International Finance; Market Microstructure; Microeconometrics; Money and Banking; Natural Resource Management; Public Choice; Public Economics.

Fees and funding

UK students
£11,700.00 per year
International students
£22,000.00 per year

durham.ac.uk/study/pg/finance

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Durham Business School
Email
Study@durham.ac.uk