Entry requirements

A good first degree (good second class honours or equivalent) in economics or a combined degree in economics and another subject.

All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, and professional qualifications and experience will also be taken into account when considering applications.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Economics MSc is designed to provide an education in advanced economic theory and quantitative methods while allowing students to specialise or take options in a range of subjects that reflect the School's main areas of research expertise.

The Economics postgraduate degree provides training in advanced economic theory and econometric methods, developing comprehensive understanding of how modern market economies function. Using the results of cutting-edge practice-oriented research, it offers deep insights into strategic interactions in core markets and characterizes the role of government in regulating market activity. The programme prepares you for work as a professional economist in the private and public sector.

All of our MSc degrees equip you with a range of quantitative and analytical skills and the ability to communicate complex economic concepts in a clear and concise style. Our programmes not only offer a stimulating education in economic theory, but also develop your ability to apply economic knowledge, analytical tools and skills to a range of national and international problems in the areas of finance, development, agriculture and the environment.

Information for international students

For detailed information see our English language requirements web pages. Please note that if you are required to meet an English language condition, we offer a number of pre-sessional courses in English for Academic Purposes through Kent International Pathways.

Fees and funding

Please visit our funding web pages for the most current opportunities and application details.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
School of Economics
Email
econpg@kent.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1227 827440