MSc Economics

Specialised courses in economic theory and econometrics will give you a sophisticated understanding of policy issues as you prepare for your career in the industry. Studying on one of the Department’s MSc programmes will provide you with an excellent set of specialist and transferable skills.

A deep understanding of economics is key to our continuing function as a global economy, helping to establish successful trade, monetary and welfare policies across our nations. This programme provides students with an advanced training in core areas of economics, while also enabling them to specialise according to their interests. They reflect the rapid expansion of the subject in recent years, and deal with topical issues.

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  • Game Theory, 20 credits
  • Econometrics, 20 credits
  • Macroeconomics, 20 credits
  • Microeconomics, 20 credits
  • Dissertation (Economics), 60 credits
  • Applied Econometrics, 20 credits
  • Corporate Finance, 10 credits
  • Development Economic Policy, 10 credits
  • Economics of Financial Markets, 10 credits
  • Environmental Economics, 20 credits
  • Experimental and Behavioural Economics, 10 credits
  • International Banking and Finance: Regulation and Supervision, 10 credits
  • International Trade Policy, 10 credits
  • International Trade Theory, 20 credits
  • Monetary Policy, 10 credits
  • Natural Resource Economics, 10 credits
  • Political Economy and Economic Policy, 10 credits
  • Risk, Uncertainty and Information, 10 credits
  • Topics in Development Economics, 20 credits
  • £26,280 Per Year

    International student tuition fee

    1 Year


    Sep 2024

    Start Month

    Aug 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • September 2024

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time