Taught course

Economics (MSc)

Institution
University of Surrey · Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

2:1 Degree in Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Maths, Physics, Statistics.

Alternatively, another degree subject including: 60% (UK or equivalent) in Macroeconomics and Microeconomics and: 60% (UK or equivalent) in one module from Algebra, Calculus. Maths, Probability, Quantitative Methods, Statistics

Applicants not meeting the above entry requirements who hold a 2.2 in a relevant subject may still be considered if they hold a minimum of 12 months graduate work experience in a position relevant to the programme to which they have applied.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Economics shapes our world, from inflation and unemployment rates, through to the implications of Brexit and the price of milk. Our MSc Economics course allows you to explore this engrossing subject and its global impact.

This course is based in one of the UK’s top economics schools and equips you with the fundamental skills necessary to prepare you for a future career or PhD research in economics.

The course also offers opportunities for you to specialise in aspects of the discipline that fulfil your interests and career aspirations. We are ranked in the top 10 for business and economics in the United Kingdom by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020.

Our MSc Economics course comprehensively covers the core areas of microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics. As well as acquiring excellent technical training in these areas, you’ll also learn how to bring your analytical strengths to bear on applied issues. This course includes training in research methodology that will give you the skills you need to carry out independent research in economics and complete your dissertation.

We offer a range of elective modules which will allow you to tailor your course to meet your needs. These modules take in the full range of academic expertise and active research interests within the School of Economics.

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
Admissions
Email
admissions@surrey.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1483 682 222