Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences
Train to be a professional economist to understand and apply powerful economics techniques that make a real difference to the outside world.
About the course
|September 2016 start||
Course description 2016
This course prepares you for an exceptional career as an economist in commerce, academia or government.
It's also ideal preparation for a PhD. You'll develop advanced analytical skills and specialise in an area of your choice.
There are computer practicals, lectures, seminars, surgeries and workshops. You're assessed on essays, project work and exams. The dissertation gives you the chance to conduct your own research.
The dissertation gives you the chance to conduct your own research.
|September 2017 start||
Course description 2017
Our flagship Masters course, the MSc Economics is flexible allowing you to choose modules in economics or finance whilst also giving you core analytical skills. This course prepares you for a career as an economist in finance, consultancy, the public sector or in research.
Examples of optional modules
A good 2:1 undergraduate degree in economics usually with mathematics and statistics components. We’ll also consider students with very good degrees in related subjects with strong economics, finance (not accounting finance), mathematics and/or statistics components.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
If you'd like to know more about any aspect of our courses, contact us:
Mrs Louise Harte
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.