Why choose an Economics degree at Bristol?

What is economics and why study at Bristol?

 

Top reasons to study economics at Bristol

Academic reputation

School of Economics research was ranked first for real-world impact (THE analysis of REF 2014) and we're ranked ninth in the UK for economics (Guardian 2021 league table rankings).

Teaching excellence

You'll be taught by leading academics conducting cutting-edge research. Our courses connect the study of economics with real-life.

Career success

Economics graduates from Bristol are among those gaining the greatest return on their investment, compared to any other degree programme in the country (analysis of IFS research, 2018).

Hear our students' amazing stories

Current student, Nisha, tells us about studying during COVID-19 and what she likes most about her degree choice. 

Nisha Ramesh, BSc Economics and Econometrics

International applicants

We welcome students from across the world. Find out more about country-specific entry requirements, language support and other resources available to you.

International Foundation Programme

If you do not have the required level of English to apply for one of our courses, you can apply for our one-year International Foundation Programme. Completing the course guarantees you a conditional offer from the University of Bristol. Our programme is also recognised by other UK universities.

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