Entry requirements

You will need an undergraduate degree equivalent to a UK undergraduate honours degree (2.2 or above) in a Business and Management-related subject. You must have studied Economics to at least undergraduate level two and Quantitative Methods including Statistical Theory to undergraduate level one. One academic or vocational reference is required. English language requirements apply.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MSc Economics course gives you an in-depth understanding of economic theory and will equip you with essential analytical techniques so you are able to form your own opinions of economic issues and policies. It opens up a wide range of career paths and is a good option if you don’t yet know where you want to specialise.

Designed for students with some successful study experience of undergraduate economics, this course features a comprehensive grounding in economic theory and you will learn to use theoretical insights to evaluate a range issues faced by the Government and finance, and business environments. On the course you will work with the latest economic theories and methods of analysis, including the use of quantitative data.
You may be able to add a year’s work placement, making your master’s a two-year course. It’s a great way to put your learning into practice and gain valuable real-world experience to boost your career.

Information for international students

You'll need to meet the minimum English entry requirement for your chosen course to qualify to study here at NTU. The requirements for all our courses are listed on our English language pages https://www.ntu.ac.uk/study-and-courses/international/entry-requirements/english-language-requirements

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Bursaries and funding are available after acceptance onto the course.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Nottingham Business School
44 (0)115 484 4460