Taught course

Economics

Institution
University of Exeter · Business School
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 degree with honours in an Economics or related discipline from a recognised university including degrees where Economics is a "minor" subject. Evidence of mathematical/quantitative ability is required.

We do consider all applications where there is evidence of exceptional performance in modules relevant to the programme of study, significant relevant work experience or professional qualifications. We will also consider applicants with 2:1 degrees in quantitative subjects such as Engineering, Physics and Maths.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Overview
  • For students who’ve studied economics as the principal focus of an undergraduate degree, or as a minor part of a quantitatively-focussed degree
  • Flexible so you can shape your Masters to fit your own specific interests, whether working towards a PhD, enhancing your academic knowledge or changing career
  • Receive training in economic and econometric analysis enabling you to gain a deeper understating of contemporary economic issues and the quantitative skills to be able to make sense of the latest trends
  • Participate in our seminar series, which attracts leading academics from universities across the world so you can gain insight into current research in economics and econometrics
  • Use our established FEELE Lab (Finance and Economics Experimental Laboratory at Exeter) for research in experimental economics

Careers

Our Master’s programmes are designed to prepare you for a successful career, wherever in the world you plan to work. Employers expect advanced communication and technical skills, team-working and independent research, project-management and the very latest specialist knowledge from their postgraduate recruits.

Our MSc in Economics enables you to develop the professional, research and economic skills and subject expertise that will make you a valuable asset from the start of your career.

This is also an excellent programme from which to launch an academic career by later pursuing your own PhD research topic in economics.

Information for international students

English language requirements
  • IELTS
    Overall score 6.5. No less than 6.0 in any section.
  • TOEFL
    Overall score 90 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.
  • Pearson
    58 with no less than 55 in all communicative skills.

Please visit our entry requirements section for equivalencies from your country and further information on English language requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
http://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/economics/economics/#fees
International students
http://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/economics/economics/#fees

We want to ensure that postgraduate study remains accessible to the brightest minds of the future. We therefore have a range of full and part-fee scholarships for postgraduate students looking to study at the Business School in 2021. Please see our scholarships page for more information.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
The Business School Postgraduate Admissions Officer
Email
business-school-msc@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1392 726679