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Full time | Stag Hill | 1 year | OCT-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT-23

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Economics

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Why choose this course

Economics shapes our world, from inflation and unemployment rates, through to the implications of Brexit and the price of milk. Our MSc Economics course allows you to explore this engrossing subject and its global impact.

This course is based in one of the UK’s top economics schools and equips you with the fundamental skills necessary to prepare you for a future career or PhD research in economics.

What you will study

Our MSc Economics course comprehensively covers the core areas of microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics. As well as acquiring excellent technical training in these areas, you’ll also learn how to bring your analytical strengths to bear on applied issues. This course includes training in research methodology that will give you the skills you need to carry out independent research in economics and complete your dissertation.

We offer a range of elective modules which will allow you to tailor your course to meet your needs. These modules take in the full range of academic expertise and active research interests within the School of Economics.

Careers and graduate prospects

We offer careers information, advice and guidance to all students whilst studying with us, which is extended to our alumni for three years after leaving the University.

A masters degree provides a deep understanding of the problems economists are asked to tackle, and enhances employability and the prospect of a rewarding career. You will be taught by experienced research-active experts who can provide real industry insights.

Some of our masters graduates have embarked on careers in roles such as:

  • Analysts (finance, business, data, trade, and sales)
  • Audit Manager
  • Client Success Manager
  • Consultants (International Consultant)
  • Economic Advisor

Modules

This module provides an overview of Research Methods employed in Economics, laying the foundations for the dissertation.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

10,900

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

19,200

Entry requirements

2:1 Degree in Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Maths, Physics, Statistics. Alternatively, another degree subject including: 60% (UK or equivalent) in Macroeconomics and Microeconomics and: 60% (UK or equivalent) in one module from Algebra, Calculus. Maths, Probability, Quantitative Methods, Statistics. Applicants not meeting the above entry requirements who hold a 2.2 in a relevant subject may still be considered if they hold a minimum of 12 months graduate work experience in a position relevant to the programme to which they have applied.

University information

The University of Surrey was established in 1891, and has a long and rich history of education and innovation. It welcomes more than 4,000 postgraduate students annually, forming an international research and learning community representing over 120 countries from around the world. The university is known for celebrating cultural diversity and fosters an inclusive student body. The University of Surrey is a research-driven institution, and...more

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