Postgraduate taught programmes
Studying a postgraduate degree in the School of Economics will help you gain a sound understanding of theory, as well as practical real-world application of your knowledge.
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School of Economics postgraduate programmes
Within our MSc Economics and MSc Economics, Finance and Management programmes you are able to choose a 'pathway' which is designed to maximise the amount of knowledge you will acquire in a particular area.
You may choose a pathway because of your specific career ambitions or desire to specialise further based on your academic interests.
Find out more about individual programmes and their pathways, using the drop-down boxes below.
Suitable for graduates in economics or a highly quantitative discipline, this intensive one-year programme provides a flexible set of units and advanced training equipping you with the required skills for a career as an economist.
Visit the MSc Economics course page.
MSc Economics pathways including Macroeconomics, Economics Policy and our General pathway. Watch our video to find out more.
MSc Economics and Finance
Suitable for graduates in economics, finance or a highly quantitative discipline, this programme provides advanced training in economics and econometrics with the chance to build expertise in finance.
Visit the MSc Economics and Finance course page.
MSc Economics, Finance and Management
Suitable for graduates with any degree who have some quantitative training, this interdisciplinary programme provides comprehensive training across the business-relevant disciplines with a strong focus on real-world applications.
MSc Economics, Finance and Management pathways including Business and Strategy, International Economics and Finance and our General pathway. Watch our video to find out more.
MSc Economics with Data Science
New for 2023. This programme is multidisciplinary and will suit graduates from across the numerate sciences - quantitative economics, engineering, and computer science. You will receive training on essential software tools in programming and data science and robust economics content, distinctive to this programme.
Visit the MSc Economics with Data Science course page.
Graduate Diploma in Economics
For students interested in a MSc in Economics or Economics and Finance after an undergraduate degree in a different discipline, this fast-track nine-month programme provides essential training in economics and econometrics in preparation for a specialist Masters programme.
Visit the Graduate Diploma in Economics course page.
If you are interested in a PhD or research career, our MRes programme offers advanced technical training in microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics and mathematical research methods in economics. The course is suitable for those who have completed a MSc in Economics or for very strong students with a first degree in economics or mathematical subjects.
Visit the MRes Economics course page.
Find out more information on postgraduate research in economics at Bristol
We have a range of funding and support for postgraduate taught programmes. Find out what scholarships and other funding options are available.
Applying to Bristol
We have a range of student services to ensure you have access to support for all aspects of your university life - academic, personal and practical.
We welcome students from across the world. Find out more about country-specific entry requirements, language support and other resources available to you.
Real-world application: Why I chose to study MSc Economics and Finance
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