MSc Economics / Overview
Year of entry: 2017
- Degree awarded
- MSc: full-time 12 months, part-time 24 months
- Entry requirements
UK 2:1 Honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in economics/econometrics/agricultural economics or a related subject for direct MSc entry.
Applicants with a UK 2:2 (or overseas equivalent) in economics/econometrics/agricultural economics or a related subject may be considered for entry onto the MA Economics.
In addition to the normal supporting documents, applicants for the MSc Economics must also supply the following:
- A brief description of any macro & micro-economics/econometrics/mathematics/statistics courses taken on your undergraduate degree, detailing core texts used. This does not have to be an official document. A paragraph for each course unit taken and a brief list of the main textbooks used will be sufficient.
PLEASE NOTE THAT YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED UNTIL WE RECEIVE THE ABOVE INFORMATION.
Please see Special Features for important information on Quantitative Methods Preparation for the MSc.
- How to apply
- Apply online
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- Would you like to study within a large department containing experts in all areas within Economics?
- Do you want a rigorous, comprehensive and balanced training in modern Economics?
- Are you interested in research-led teaching of forefront theories and findings in Economics?
This programme aims to provide balanced and rigorous training in modern theories and techniques in economics at the postgraduate level. Students are introduced to key concepts, ideas, tools and techniques via core and optional course units, and have the opportunity to combine and practice their skills in writing a summer dissertation. By the end of the programme, you should be able to read and understand the leading economics journals, develop economic models of your own from which to derive original results and offer a critique of underlying theories.
- UG Example - Example course module (PDF, 10KB)
Course content and preliminary reading for the Econometrics module, provided as an example.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2017, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £9,500
International students (per annum): £17,500
UK/EU students (per annum): £4,750
International students (per annum): £8,750
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
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