MSc in Economics or close substitute. Good honours degree (high 2:1 or 65%) UK or equivalent - e.g. USA GPA 3.6 or better, PR China 80% or better in a core area, or a cognate area supporting your proposed field.
Months of entry
January, November, October, September, August, June, May, April, March, February
Economics and Finance are broad and important research fields which make contact with almost all aspects of human activity:
- running a business;
- purchasing stocks and bonds;
- managing a charity;
- taking on a job or mortgage;
- getting married;
- regulating an industry;
- administering a loan; and so on.
Core areas include:
- firm and household;
- innovation; taxation;
- the environment;
- quality of life;
- the business cycle;
- inflation and central bank policy.
Such research allows free rein to new ideas, of both the theoretical and empirical variety. Specialised coursework provided as appropriate.
Environmental Economics; Financial Economics; Technological Change; Microeconomics; Macro & Monetary Economics; International Macroeconomics; Innovation & Taxation; Econometrics; Labour Economics; Industrial Organisation; Family Economics; Finance & Growth; Small Firms; History of Political Economy; Game Theory and Theory of Choice.
Information for international students
Overseas student whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of English language competency eg IELTS overall grade 7 or IELTS grade 6.5 along with a pre-sessional English course at St Andrews.
Fees and funding
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Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Secretary
- 01334 462443
- 01334 462420