Taught course


Queen Mary, University of London · Economics

Entry requirements

  • Undergraduate Degree - At the minimum a 2:1 or overseas equivalent is required. (A good performance in a higher degree such as a masters will also be accepted)
  • Degree Discipline - Any degree discipline is acceptable, but students must have a good existing level of mathematics and statistics. Usually, our students come from Economics or a related field. Students from Mathematics, Engineering and Sciences are encouraged to apply.
  • Work experience and professional qualifications - Weight will be given to relevant work experience and professional qualifications but neither is necessary to be accepted onto this course.
  • English Language - Students whose first degree is not taught in an English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language proficiency. 6.5 IELTS overall and 6.0 in Writing or equivalent is the minimum required. Click here for further information.
  • Other aspects of your application - All aspects of your application will be taken into consideration so our decision to make you an offer is not exclusively based on the criteria above.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc Economics is a specialist masters degree designed to provide you with rigorous training in theoretical and applied economics.

It is suitable for students who either intend to pursue doctoral studies or are planning a career as research economists in academia, the public sector, international institutions, economic consulting, the financial industry, think tanks, or other research centres.

Students build on their undergraduate or postgraduate training by completing three compulsory modules in macroeconomics, microeconomics and econometrics both in the first and in the second term.

Students can also choose from a selection of option modules that cover a range of topics in applied economic research. Students also conduct original research to fulfil the substantial dissertation component of the degree.

This Economics masters degree will develop your economics expertise to the highest level.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


N/A months
part time
N/A months
distance learning
N/A months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

School of Economics
+44 (0)20 7882 8848