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MSc Economics

Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences

Course description

Our flagship masters course, the MSc Economics is flexible allowing you to choose modules in economics or finance whilst also giving you core analytical skills. This course prepares you for a career as an economist in finance, consultancy, the public sector or in research.


Postgraduate economics student

Core modules

  • Microeconomic Analysis
  • Macroeconomic Analysis
  • Econometric Methods
  • Applied Microeconometrics
  • Applied Macroeconometrics

Examples of optional modules

  • Modern Theory of Banking and Finance
  • Health Economics
  • Modern Finance
  • Development Finance
  • Asset Pricing
  • International Money and Finance
  • Industrial Organisation
  • Monetary Economics
  • International Trade
  • Public Economics
  • Public Policy Evaluation

Course duration

  • 1 year full-time
  • 2 years part-time