Taught course

Economics

Institution
University of Southampton · Economic, Social and Political Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

We welcome applications from students who have, or expect to have, a good undergraduate degree in economics (upper second-class or higher). Strong candidates from related fields will also be considered.

All applicants should have academic background in quantitative methods, such as mathematics, statistics, or econometrics. Those applying to MSc Economics and Econometrics or MSc Finance and Econometrics should be particularly competent in these areas.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This ESRC-recognised research training programme will provide you with a thorough knowledge and understanding of the concepts, tools and methods of modern economics and their application to the analysis of economic problems. We will give you the training necessary for a career as an economist in the public or private sector or to undertake independent research.

We’re ranked Top 20 in the UK for Economics and Econometrics (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021). Southampton also has one of the largest and most active econometric theory groups in the UK and a long-standing reputation in macroeconomics and microeconomic theory.

Information for international students

For applicants whose first language is not English, the IELTS requirement is an overall score of 6.5 with at least 5.5 in each component.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,250
International students
£18,812

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
Email
econ-pgt-apply@soton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 5395