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Course summary

Overview Equip yourself to become a professional economist with this Master’s degree in economics – a broad-based research-training course designed to provide you with an opportunity to develop theoretical and quantitative skills. With compulsory modules covering economic theory and econometrics, as well as options in a number of areas including development economics, environmental economics and finance, our MSc Economics course is ideal if you’d like to pursue a career in government, financial institutions, business, commerce, international agencies and other similar organisations. It’s also an excellent step towards studying for a PhD in the field. About This Course MSc Economics is part of our Academic and Professional Programme – designed for people who want to pursue a career as a professional economist within government and industry or move into PhD study. It’s ideal for you if you’ve already studied economics and are looking for intensive research-led training in advanced economic theory, econometrics and research methods. You should have a good undergraduate degree (equivalent to a 2:1 or a 1st) with a substantial component of economics, or a graduate diploma in economics. The core, compulsory component of the degree consists of taught modules in economic theory and econometrics. In addition to these, you can choose options from a range of modules including Behavioural and Experimental Economics, Finance, Industrial Organisation and Competition Economics, and Development Economics. You'll also write a dissertation towards the end of your 12 months with us. You’re free to choose your own dissertation topic and will be supported and supervised by a member of the School of Economics. We offer specialised structural support to help you negotiate your Master’s course. This includes compulsory, intensive pre-sessional training before the start of teaching on your course modules. This training incorporates the techniques of calculus and matrix algebra and an introduction to the specialist econometric software that you'll use in your MSc programme. Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: www.uea.ac.uk

Modules

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Assessment method

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Entry requirements

Degree classification: Bachelors degree - 2.1 or equivalent. Degree subject: Economics.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6minimum 6.0 in Writing and Speaking and 5.5 in Listening and Reading

English Foreign Language: Applications from students whose first language is not English are welcome. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including writing, speaking, listening and reading):  Test dates should be within 2 years of the course start date. We also accept a number of other English language tests. Review our English Language Equivalencies for a list of qualifications that we may accept to meet this requirement.

https://www.uea.ac.uk/apply/our-admissions-policy/english-language-equivalencies

https://www.uea.ac.uk/apply/our-admissions-policy/english-language-equivalencies


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £11025 Whole course
England £11025 Whole course
Northern Ireland £11025 Whole course
Scotland £11025 Whole course
Wales £11025 Whole course
International £21200 Whole course

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are reviewed annually and subject to increase. Some fees are regulated by the UK government and will be changed in line with advice from them. For further information about additional costs for your course and information on fee status please see our website.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships available for UK/EU and international students; these are awarded on the basis of academic merit.

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