Economics at Cardiff University - UCAS

Course summary

Apply advanced economic theory to reframe and resolve contemporary socio-political challenges. From Brexit and the Bedroom Tax to wages and wealth, environment and energy to health and homelessness, economists have rarely held such influence in the direction and debate of the challenges affecting the communities of the world. The business of changing the world is ours. Our MSc in Economics is focused on nurturing a new generation of economics professionals with the tools and techniques to meet the demands of a global economy. We’ll help you prepare for careers in government service, industry, international institutions, consultancy and central banks, equipping you with the specialist theoretical knowledge and practical skills to address significant economic challenges. Our team of academic experts will encourage you to consider the social, economic and ethical implications of your decisions as you encounter the economics of labour, development, policy and trade. They’ll draw on their world leading research and real-world consultancy experience to demonstrate how advanced analytical techniques can be leveraged to understand practical problems.

Entry requirements

Typically, you will need to have either: 2:1 honours degree (GPA 3.0/4.0) in economics or a related subject, which must include the following modules all passed with at least UK 60%/2:1, or equivalent: econometrics (or equivalent quantitative module) and macroeconomics, or an equivalent international degree. a university-recognised equivalent academic qualification. or relevant professional experience in economics or an economics-related field evidenced by references. For further information regarding entry requirements, please visit the course page on our website:

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Economics at Cardiff University - UCAS