MSc EconomicsFind a programme
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences and Law|
|Programme length||One year full-time|
|Location of programme||Clifton campus|
|Part-time study available||No, full-time only|
|Start date||September 2022|
Suitable for graduates in economics or a highly quantitative discipline, this intensive one-year programme offers advanced training in economics equipping you with the required skills for a career as an economist. The programme offers specialist pathways that allow you to specialise in Economics and Data Science, Economic Policy or Macroeconomics. Each pathway consists of a combination of core and specialised units, coordinated to maximise skill and depth of knowledge in your area of interest.
Recent graduate destinations include Bank of England, the Government Economic Service, PwC and the NHS.
Fees for 2022/23
We charge an annual tuition fee. Fees for 2022/23 are as follows:
- UK: full-time
- Overseas: full-time
Following the recent changes to fee assessment regulation, Channel Islands and Isle of Man students will no longer be charged a separate tuition fee. From the 2021/22 academic year they will be charged the same fees as Home students.
Fees are subject to an annual review. For programmes that last longer than one year, please budget for up to a five per cent increase in fees each year. Find out more about tuition fees.
University of Bristol students and graduates can benefit from a ten per cent reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate study. Check your eligibility for an alumni scholarship.
Funding for 2022/23
Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.
You will study four compulsory units in the first term and choose from a selection of optional units in the second term. In the last term, there is a dissertation component, in which you will apply appropriate skills and perspectives developed over the programme to a project devised in consultation with a supervisor. There are four available exit degrees, depending on the combination of units chosen:
- MSc Economics
- MSc Economics (Data Science)
- MSc Economics (Macroeconomics)
- MSc Economics (Public Policy).
The programme benefits from the latest research developments in the School of Economics. Students are immersed in a creative, inspirational, and challenging environment located at the heart of the University of Bristol campus.
Visit our programme catalogue for full details of the structure and unit content for our MSc in Economics.
A strong (65% or above) upper second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in Economics, Mathematics, Physics, Acturarial Sciences, Engineering or other quantitative based subjects. Students with a degree in Finance are required to demonstrate a good comprehension of economics and mathematics.
See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.
English language requirements
If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.
Read the programme admissions statement for important information on entry requirements, the application process and supporting documents required.
This programme is primarily aimed at students who want further training at postgraduate level so that they can pursue a professional career path in industry, government, international institutions, central banking, non-profit organisations and consultancy firms.
29 July 2022 for international applicants. 12 August 2022 for UK applicants. Early applications recommended; places may fill before the deadline. As students from different regions tend to apply at different points in the application period, applications from some regions may close earlier in the year.
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School website: School of Economics
REF 2014 results
- Economics and Econometrics:
- 44% of research is world-leading (4*)
- 44% of research is internationally excellent (3*)
- 12% of research is recognised internationally (2*)
Results are from the most recent UK-wide assessment of research quality, conducted by HEFCE. More about REF 2014 results.