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The University of Manchester · Economics

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Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in economics, finance, mathematics or a related subject with economic theory, mathematics and econometrics studied at a high level.

Applicants with a 2:1 in a less technical economics degree with, for example, economic theory only studied to intermediate level, or a 2:2 in a technical economics degree, may be considered for entry onto the MA Economics course.

When applying, please submit these supporting documents, in addition to the on-line form;

- copy of transcript from undergraduate degrees (interim transcripts are acceptable if you have not yet finished the degree);

-English language evidence (for applicants from non-native English speaking countries.

Months of entry


Course content

Manchester is a leading centre for economics and research-led teaching. Graduate students from across the globe come to study economics at Manchester, attracted by its first-class postgraduate training and supervision in the core and specialist areas of economics.

Many famous names from the world of economics have worked here at Manchester, including three Nobel Prize winners.

The MSc has three specialisms:

  • Econometrics;
  • Environmental economics; and
  • Health economics.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

School of Social Sciences
+44 (0)161 275 4471