Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in Economics with a significant quantitative component from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants with a qualification of an equivalent standard in another quantitative discipline, such as statistics, mathematics, or physics, may also be considered. Please note that competition for places is strong so meeting the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission.

Applicants whose studies for their undergraduate degree have been undertaken wholly or mainly at a university located outside the UK must upload to the application form their GRE General Test score report. The quantitative GRE score must be 162 or above (post-August 2011 scores). Applicants in the final year of their undergraduate studies must upload to their application a complete list of the courses they are taking in their final year.

The English language level for this programme is: Level 2.

Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.

Pre-Master's and Pre-sessional English

UCL Pre-Master's and Pre-sessional English courses are for international students who are aiming to study for a postgraduate degree at UCL. The courses will develop your academic English and academic skills required to succeed at postgraduate level.

Months of entry


Course content

MSc Economics is an intensive one-year degree with a highly quantitative approach to understanding the complex, rapidly shifting and uncertain modern global economy. This degree will build on your passion for Economics, training you to use theories, analytical tools and data to find answers for a wide variety of economic questions.

Fees and funding

Please see UCL website for full information about fees and costs for this programme.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

+44 (0) 20 3370 1214