Economics (Taught) University of Bristol


This intensive one-year programme provides a flexible and attractive set of units to those interested in applied research. Exit degrees, which are based on optional units taken, provide a distinct choice of academic route - both for students who are interested in a research career and those who want further training at postgraduate level but do not intend to become academic researchers.

The School of Economics, Finance and Management has an international reputation for research excellence. Faculty members in the school regularly publish in top international journals and the school is expanding following substantial recent success in research funding applications.

  • Qualification


  • Study mode


  • Location

    Clifton Campus

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    1 year

Course details


You will study four compulsory units in the first term and choose four from a selection of optional units in the second term. There are four available exit degrees, depending on the particular combination of units chosen:

MSc Economics
MSc Economics (Macroeconomics)
MSc Economics (Microeconomics)
MSc Economics (Economic Policy)
There will be a dissertation element for all of the above programmes. You will apply appropriate technical, methodological and intellectual skills that have been developed over the programme to a piece of applied research devised in consultation with a supervisor.

Visit our programme catalogue for full details of the structure and unit content for our MSc in Economics. (

Entry requirements

A first or good upper second-class honours degree in economics (or equivalent qualification).

See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £7,600 Year 1
EU £7,600 Year 1
International £16,000 Year 1
England £7,600 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,600 Year 1
Scotland £7,600 Year 1
Wales £7,600 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

The Faculty of Social Sciences and Law has an allocation of 1+3 ESRC scholarships. Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students. (