This course is not available to UK applicants.
Months of entry
This course is for you if you need to improve your English language skills and subject knowledge of economics before going on to a Masters course. You improve your language fluency and academic vocabulary, develop your academic skills, and gain experience of western methods of teaching and learning so that you can progress onto a relevant Masters course in our Department of Economics.
At Essex, you can progress onto our MSc Accounting and Financial Economics, MSc Applied Economics and Data Analysis, MSc Economics, MSc Economics and Econometrics, MSc Financial and Business Economics, MSc Financial Economics, MSc Financial Economics and Econometrics, MSc Financial Econometrics, MSc International Economics, or MSc Management Economics.
Our Essex Pathways Department offers some of the best routes for international students to enter higher education in the UK. Our innovative courses and programmes have proved very successful with international students and have also attracted UK students because of the distinctive learning environment we offer.
If you are an international student, you may find that the education system in the UK is slightly different from other countries and, sometimes, that the transition to the British system can be challenging. Our courses help you to settle in and adapt to life in the UK.
Studying economics provides you with a greater understanding of the world around you. It teaches you how the economy functions, how people make decisions, why an economic crisis occurs and what the different solutions are. Economics at Essex is rated consistently highly for student satisfaction and we are Top 5 in the UK for research, with over 90% of our research rated as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ (REF 2014).
Information for international students
For applicants whose native tongue is not English, we require IELTS 5.5 overall with a minimum component score of 5.5
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- International Academy
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