Taught course (will run subject to approval)


University of Northampton · Division of Business and Economics

Entry requirements

To be accepted onto this programme you will normally need to hold a recognised First or Second Class Bachelor's’ degree in Economics. At least 50% of your undergraduate degree must normally be made up of modules in Economics. If English is not your first language, you will need to demonstrate that you meet the minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent).

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc Economics is a specialist programme which provides students with the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills required to successfully work in the economics field. This course is suitable for you if you are a graduate of Economics who aspires to a career in a global institution such as the World Bank, the UN, the OECD or NGOs, in government departments in a range of countries or in roles supporting business analysis in organisations of all sizes.

Course Modules:
  • Advanced Microeconomics - Core module Y
  • Advanced Macroeconomics - Core module Y
  • Econometrics - Core module Y
  • Dissertation and Research Methods - Core module Y
  • Political Economy of Development - Core module N
  • International Banking and Financial Markets - Core module N
  • International Economics - Core module N
  • Political Economy of Development - Core module N
  • Alternative Economic Perspectives - Core module N

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

01604 735500