Taught course


University of York · Department of Economics and Related Studies

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Entry requirements

You should have at least a 2:1 degree from a UK university, primarily in Economics. You may also be offered a place if you have a strong degree in mathematics, statistics, computing, engineering or the sciences and are very keen to study economics.

Months of entry


Course content

At York we are proud of the impact and influence of our economics research in society and our contribution to scholarship.

You'll join a course which, for the last 30 years, has constantly received the highest accreditation from the Economic and Social Research Council.

The MSc in Economics emphasises problem-solving and practice in economic theory, applied economics and econometrics. You'll have opportunities to study areas of application at the frontiers of economics such as experimental economics, regulatory policy, industrial organisation, intertemporal and international macroeconomics, financial markets, and labour economics.

Students who have a Bachelor degree in Economics with a very high average mark and a research proposal of outstanding quality may wish to enrol for the 1+3 PhD. This gives you the chance to first study for a Masters then a PhD in Economics.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Administrator
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