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Based in one of the top Economics schools in the UK, this programme equips you with the fundamental skills necessary for using economics in your future career or PhD research.
It also offers opportunities for you to specialise in aspects of the discipline that fulfil your interests and career aspirations.
The Masters in Economics comprehensively covers the core areas of microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics. Our graduates are not only well-trained technically in these areas, but are capable of bringing their analytical strengths to bear on applied issues.
The programme includes training in research methodology which provides you with the skills needed to undertake independent research in economics and complete your dissertation.
The range of elective modules allows you to tailor your education. These modules encapsulate the broad range of academic expertise and active research interests within the School.
This programme is studied full-time over one academic year and part-time over two academic years. It consists of eight taught modules and a dissertation.
The following modules are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that not all modules described are compulsory and may be subject to teaching availability and/or student demand.
The primary aims of the programme are to:
The programme provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, skills, qualities and other attributes in the following areas:
A prize of £100, established in memory of Mr Check Yew Ting who died in 1979 while studying on the MSc Economics Course, awarded to the student with the best overall performance in Economics on the Masters degree course.
We often give our students the opportunity to acquire international experience during their degrees by taking advantage of our exchange agreements with overseas universities.
In addition to the hugely enjoyable and satisfying experience, time spent abroad adds a distinctive element to your CV.
Learn more about opportunities that might be available for this particular programme by using our student exchanges search tool.
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Please note these fees are for the academic year 2017/2018 only. Annual fees will rise by four per cent (rounded up to the nearest £100) for each year of study.