Published: 21 March 2024

Top jobs with an economics masters degree

Find out what you could do with a masters degree in economics and discover some of the jobs our graduates have secured.

Graduate roles

Some of our graduates have gone on to start their careers in the following roles:

  • Analysts (finance, business, data, trade, and sales)
  • Audit manager
  • Bank positions (director/vice-president/supervisor)
  • Client success manager 
  • Consultants (international consultant)
  • Economic advisor
  • Economist
  • Investment management analyst
  • Regulatory affairs advisor.

Related professions

The skills you gain are also highly relevant in other roles, including:

  • Accountant
  • Actuary
  • Data analyst
  • Data scientist
  • Economic researcher
  • Financial consultant
  • Financial planner
  • Financial risk analyst
  • Investment analyst
  • Public sector roles. 

Many of our graduates go on to complete a PhD, investigating an area of personal interest.


Discover more about our postgraduate economics courses and what it’s like being a student at Surrey.

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