Students must have a first degree at good honours standard (ie at least upper second class, or its equivalent). The subject of the first degree must be appropriate to the intended subject of research and should normally include courses in economics and/or economic and social history. 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
The course is intended for students who wish to acquire graduate-level skills in economic analysis and relevant quantitative techniques; it is designed for students who are embarked on, or intending to embark upon, careers in research agencies, consultancy firms, economic advisory services of governments, banks or international agencies, or as university teachers or researchers.
The programme provides a sound training in best practice methods of mainstream economics, combined with the opportunities of studying optional areas in depth and of gradual transition to research.
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
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Administrator
- +44 (0) 1904 323759