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.
A masters degree provides a deep understanding of the problems economists are asked to tackle, and enhances employability and the prospect of a rewarding career. You will be taught by experienced research-active experts who can provide real industry insights.Professor Joao Santos Silva, Professor in Economics
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
- Investment management analyst
- Regulatory affairs advisor.
The skills you gain are also highly relevant in other roles, including:
- 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.