A 2:1 degree with honours in an Economics or related discipline from a recognised university. First Class degrees in Mathematics, Engineering or Physics are also considered. 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.
Learn more at the entry requirements page.
Months of entry
The MRes Economics is ideal for anyone wishing to undertake research into economics and forms part of the ESRC South West Doctoral Training Centre – a hub of world-class social sciences research.
Whether you want to get involved in research with a view to a PhD or academic career, or to improve your employability in industry or the public sector, this programme will provide you with substantial training in a range of research techniques and methods.
With an appreciation of theoretical underpinnings, this programme will help you to develop critical thinking and evaluation skills, as well as organise a research project, manage self-driven enquiry and write up a research-based dissertation which includes critical academic argument.
Information for international students
If you are an international student, please visit our international equivalency pages to enable you to see if your existing academic qualifications meet our entry requirements.
English language requirements
Overall score 6.5. No less than 6.0 in any section.
Overall score 90 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.
Pearson Test of English (Academic)
58 with no less than 55 in all communicative skills.
Fees and funding
We are delighted to offer Global Excellence Scholarships for students of outstanding academic quality applying to postgraduate Taught programmes starting in autumn 2018.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Business School Postgraduate Admissions Officer
- +44 (0) 1392 723246