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 2020|
This intensive one-year programme provides a flexible set of units designed to enable you to gain the advanced skills and perspectives of the professional economist.
The programme focuses on the core concepts in economic theory, quantitative techniques and applied economic analysis.
The School of Economics, Finance and Management has an international reputation for research excellence. Faculty members in the school regularly publish in top international journals and the school is expanding following substantial recent success in research funding applications.
Fees for 2020/21
We charge an annual tuition fee. Fees for 2020/21 are as follows:
- UK/EU: full-time
- Overseas: full-time
- Channel Islands/Isle of Man: full-time
Funding for 2020/21
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 several exit degrees available, depending on the combination of units chosen. Visit our programme catalogue for full details of the structure and unit content for our MSc in Economics.
The programme benefits from the latest research developments in the Department of Economics. Students are immersed in a creative, inspirational, and challenging environment located at the heart of the University of Bristol campus.
A strong upper second-class honours degree with a final average of 65 per cent or above in economics or mathematics (or international equivalent).
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.
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.
31 July 2020 for International applicants. 19 Aug 2020 for UK and EU applicants. Early applications recommended; places may fill before the deadline.
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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*)
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