Taught course

Railway Studies

University of York · Centre for Lifelong Learning

Entry requirements

Students with a good first degree (i.e. an upper second or equivalent) in any subject. Students with no prior knowledge of economics at undergraduate level are usually required to attend the Economics Summer Session. If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to.

Months of entry


Course content

***Please note that this programme requires sufficient student numbers to run each year.***

Interconnections between economics and politics are deep and take centre stage in this course. This course is tailor-made to suit a wide range of students with interests in the two disciplines and the relation between them.

Economics and Politics prepares students for a wide range of careers, including careers in economics and politics, finance, international organisations and international development. It also provides essential research training for doctoral study in economics. It also provides essential research training for doctoral study in economics.

Core Module includes:

  • the PPE of Social Choice;
  • Research Skills for PPE;
  • Applied Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Econometrics;
  • Dissertation.

Students also choose from a wide range of options offered by the Economics and Politics departments.

Information for international students

York is a research-intensive university and a proud member of the elite Russell Group of universities. Information about international fees can be found on our website.

Fees and funding

Department and University scholarships may be available, please check our website for details: Fees and funding

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Administrator
+44 (0) 1904 328482