- Degree Subject: Economics OR a quantitative degree subject and relevant work experience in a national or international agency in competition or regulation, economic consultancy, or related economic analysis or policy institutions.
- Degree Classification 2.1 or equivalent
Applicants should normally have a good undergraduate degree from a recognised higher education institution. The University will also take into account the employment experience of applicants where relevant.
It is normal for undergraduate students to apply for entry to postgraduate programmes in their final year of study. Applicants who have not yet been awarded a degree may be offered a place conditional on their attaining a particular class of degree.
Months of entry
Competition Economics and Policy has been the source of some of the most fertile developments in economic theory in the last 30 years – with new research informing policy debates ranging from merger policy to the competitive benefits of European integration.
On this research-focused degree you will receive intensive training in advanced economic theory, econometrics and research methods, as well as exposure to empirical methods and to policy analysis. You will study with leading experts in the application of industrial organisation to competition policy.
This Master’s degree is ideal for you if you aim to work as a professional economist in government, competition authorities, business, commerce, international agencies and other similar organisations. It’s also an excellent step towards PhD study.
Fees and funding
A variety of Scholarships may be offered to UK/EU and International students. Scholarships are normally awarded to students on the basis of academic merit and are usually for the duration of the period of study. Please click here for more detailed information about funding for prospective Economics students.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions Office
- +44 (0) 1603 591515