Why choose an Economics degree at Bristol?
What is economics and why study at Bristol?
Top reasons to study economics at Bristol
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).
You'll be taught by leading academics conducting cutting-edge research. Our courses connect the study of economics with real-life.
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).
BSc Economics course information
BSc Economics with Study Abroad course information
BSc Economics with Study Abroad in a Modern Language course information
BSc Economics and Econometrics
BSc Economics and Econometrics course information
BSc Economics and Econometrics with Study Abroad course information
BSc Economics and Finance
BSc Economics and Mathematics
BSc Economics and Politics
BSc Economics and Politics course information
BSc Economics and Politics with Study Abroad course information
BSc Philosophy and Economics
BSc Philosophy and Economics course information
BSc Philosophy and Economics with Study Abroad course information
MSci Economics with Innovation
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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
Applying to Bristol
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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Eu Mun's experience
"I would encourage students to come to the University of Bristol because it will provide you with both a quality education and a memorable student life." Ee Mun, BSc Economics and Finance (2014).
Yeu Khor's experience
"My degree equipped me with high adaptability skills making me an agile person, which is highly demanded in the current job market." Yeu Khor BSc Economics and Finance (2020).
Lynn Koh's experience
"The city is amazing, it has just the right balance of an urban, bustling city, yet it’s small and quiet enough to easily feel at home." Lynn Koh, BSc Economics (current student).