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Course summary

Apply theory, methodology and practical analysis to contemporary problems and policy issues facing economists all over the world. This master’s degree provides rigorous training in core areas of the economics discipline, equipping you with the specialist knowledge and tools to work as a researcher in government, international organisations, business and non-profits. For more information, please visit the programme page:


Sample modules may include:

  • Microeconomic Policy
  • Macroeconomic Policy
  • Economic Data Analysis
  • Economic Appraisal and Evaluation Methods
  • Applied Behavioural Economics
  • Applied Economics Project
Check our website for more details about the course structure.

Entry requirements

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent) Entry requirements: Normally a good undergraduate honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent from a university outside the UK. Your undergraduate degree should be in a numerate discipline, and you should have at least a basic knowledge of maths and statistics. Pre-sessional English language programme: If you need to improve your English language score, you can take a pre-sessional English course prior to entry onto your degree.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £21350 Whole course
England £10500 Whole course
Northern Ireland £10500 Whole course
Scotland £10500 Whole course
Wales £10500 Whole course
International £21350 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
MSc Applied Economics at University of Reading - UCAS