Economics at University of Leeds - UCAS

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Course summary

Our MSc Economics allows you to apply economics to practical questions to inform decision making. Economics at Leeds is interdisciplinary, drawing together different areas of knowledge to understand cause and effect relationships in the world around us. Based in Leeds University Business School, this course centres on advanced economics and econometrics, engaging with cutting-edge research within the discipline. You’ll combine current mainstream theory and applied techniques with a range of alternative critical perspectives, equipping you to meet the growing demand for economics that addresses global challenges such as climate change, financial instability and societal welfare. You’ll gain unique insight into pressing economic issues, from the microeconomics of firms and markets to the macroeconomics of the global economy. Optional modules allow you to tailor your learning to your interests or career plans.

Assessment method

Assessment methods emphasise not just knowledge, but essential skills development too. This may include formal exams, group projects, reports, computer simulation exercises, essays and written assignments, group and individual presentations and reflective logs. This diversity enables you to develop a broad range of skills as preparation for professional life.

Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) with a background in economics. A strong grounding in quantitative subjects with high grades is essential. Visit our website for full entry requirements, including the alternative qualifications we accept.

Fees and funding

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Sponsorship information

There are a number of part fee scholarships available for UK, EU and international students

Economics at University of Leeds - UCAS