MSc Economics and Public PolicyFind a programme
This programme has been discontinued
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences and Law|
|Programme length||One year full-time|
|Part-time study available||No, full-time only|
|Open to international students||Yes|
|Number of places||Not fixed|
|Start date||September 2016|
This MSc is an intensive one-year programme for students wishing to pursue careers as economists in the public sector or as academic researchers in the field of public sector economics.
The programme builds on substantial research strengths within the School of Economics, Finance and Management. The School houses the Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO), a research centre focusing on the economics of the public sector. Members of the CMPO are regularly employed as advisers to the Government.
Fees for 2016/17
Full time fees
Fees quoted are per annum and subject to annual increase.
Funding for 2016/17
Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.
- Applied Economics
- Applied Public Policy Analysis
- Public Organisation
You can take two optional units. These may vary from year to year but currently include:
- Advanced Macroeconomics
- Advanced Microeconomics
- Time-Series Econometrics
- Topics in Development Economics
Unit availability is subject to staffing and timetable constraints. Please note: the number of available places on some units may be capped.
The MSc is completed with a research-based dissertation of up to 15,000 words. You determine your own research topic and employ techniques learned during the programme. The dissertation is written under the supervision of experienced research academics in the School.
A first or good upper second-class honours degree in Economics (or equivalent).
See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.
|Application method||Online application form|
|English language requirements||
Further information about English language requirements
|Admissions statement||Read the programme admissions statement for important information on entry requirements, the application process and supporting documents required.|
Graduates will be able to pursue careers as economists in the public sector or as academic researchers in the field of public sector economics.
Find out more about becoming a student at Bristol, and the support we offer to international students.
REF 2014 results
- 44% of research is world-leading (4 star)
- 44% of research is internationally excellent (3 star)
- 12% of research is recognised internationally (2 star)
Results are from the most recent UK-wide assessment of research quality, conducted by HEFCE. More about REF 2014 results.
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Graduate Studies Office
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Bristol BS8 1TN http://www.bristol.ac.uk/efm/