The School of Economics at Surrey is renowned for its vibrant research environment, outstanding teaching, and collegiate and caring environment.
Academics within the School regularly publish in leading peer-reviewed journals and serve as economic advisers to governments and prestigious institutions and organisations. Our excellence in research is exemplified by the results of the latest Research Excellence Framework, in which we ranked joint 6th in research intensity.
The School is also well-known for the quality of its teaching, at all levels, and consistently ranks amongst UK economics departments with the highest student satisfaction. Moreover, our School forms part of a University that was awarded Gold in the UK’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework, in recognition of its excellent teaching and learning environment. Our undergraduate courses are especially distinctive as they offer our students the possibility to engage in Professional Training placements, which offer a unique opportunity for our students to gain experience and apply their knowledge.
Above all, the School of Economics takes pride in its culture of staff-student interaction and the quality and friendliness of its staff.
If you come to study economics at Surrey, you will find a School of Economics that boasts an exceptional reputation and top-quality courses, as well as a caring, thriving, and vibrant environment in which to learn and develop.
Whether you plan to do study at undergraduate, postgraduate taught, postgraduate research or continuing professional development, we will help unlock your potential.
School of Economics at a glance
- Ranked 6th for research intensity in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014
- 100% overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2017 for our BSc (Hons) Economics and Mathematics course
- A well-established culture of student-staff interaction
- Long-standing experience offering courses with a Professional Training placement
- Students benefit from interacting with an ever-growing network of Surrey economics graduates.