A 2.1 degree classification from a recognised UK university in Economics or a 2.1 joint Honours in Economics and another subject that includes substantial training in mathematics, statistics, microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics. If you studied your first degree outside the UK, see the international entry requirements.
Months of entry
The MSc in Economics provides advanced, rigorous training in essential elements of economics – microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics – plus a range of specialist options covering theoretical and empirical approaches that reflect the interests of the staff in the School.
The MSc in Economics is a one year taught postgraduate programme run by the School of Economics and Finance.
- You will learn the theoretical and empirical tools required to understand the increasingly complex and rapidly changing economy.
- Small group teaching allows a high level of student-teacher interaction, encouraging a warm and friendly learning environment.
- Supplementary lectures in mathematical and statistical methods are available at the beginning of the course.
- The programme focus is to provide a self-contained, rigorous but relevant learning experience that prepares you either to start employment at a senior level in a wide variety of economics-related activities, or to pursue further research.
Fees and funding
The University of St Andrews is committed to attracting the very best students, regardless of financial circumstances. Find out more about the scholarships and postgraduate loans available.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- School of Economics
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