Applied Economics (online) at University of Strathclyde - UCAS

Course summary

The MSc Applied Economics (online) focuses on developing your technical and analytical skills alongside your practical experience of how these skills are used to solve real-world economic problems and inform decision-making in a variety of environments. This unique feature sets it apart from other degrees in economics. You'll gain knowledge and an understanding of the core principles of economic analysis, and the experience in how to apply them. You'll acquire skills in economics, data analysis and modelling techniques, as well as key transferable skills in leadership, project management, problem-solving, communication and negotiating that, are sought after by employers. The programme has been designed in consultation with key employers of our graduates, as well as the business, consulting and policy communities for the aspiring professional economist. This means that what you learn on the course is exactly what employers look for when recruiting new economists.


Core classes: Fundamentals of Microeconomics; Fundamentals of Macroeconomics; International Macroeconomics; Topics in Public Economics; Analysis of Economic Data; Economic Appraisal & Modelling; Professional Development for Economists; Summer Project Elective classes: Energy Economics; International Development; Games of Strategy; Environmental Economics; Economics of Inequality and Inclusive Growth; Heath Economic Policy

Assessment method

Classes are assessed by a mix of written individual and group assignments, weekly tasks and examinations

Entry requirements

Second-class Honours degree or non-UK equivalent qualification in any subject.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £5775 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5775 Year 1
Scotland £5775 Year 1
Wales £5775 Year 1
International £10925 Year 1

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Applied Economics (online) at University of Strathclyde - UCAS