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About

At Essex we push the frontiers of accepted wisdom, critically examining the decisions of individuals, the strategies of firms, and the policies of governments to understand and challenge the standard paradigms of economics.In the popular flagship Economics course offered by the University of Essex you will develop the expert research mind-set required for a high-profile job in finance or business.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

You gain a rigorous training in the key areas of economics through studying the following topics:

  • Strategic behaviour, public choice and general equilibrium
  • Modern theory and methods with application to policy
  • Optimisation theory, formal economic arguments, and the role of equilibrium
  • Econometric methods

Your future

After completing your masters, you may wish to extend your knowledge with a research degree –many Essex graduates decide to stay here for further study.

Alternatively, the Economics course offered by the University of Essex also prepares you for employment; recent surveys have shown that higher degree graduates are more likely to obtain jobs at professional or managerial level.

Our recent MSc Economics graduates have gone on to work for a range of high-profile organisations:

  • The Ministry of Finance
  • HM Treasury
  • The Work Foundation
  • Fitch Ratings
  • Schroders Investment Management

More generally, our graduates find employment in roles such as business and financial analysts, management consultants, government officials, and economists for banks and other financial organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Econometric Methods
  • Mathematical Methods
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Monetary Economics
  • Economic Development Theory
  • Political Economy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We recommend that you apply as soon as you are able to.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A degree with an overall 2.2 in a discipline related to economics such as: Economics, Maths, Engineering, Finance, Physics or any other degree with a strong maths component.
  • The Degree should contain some economics components including Macroeconomics; Microeconomics or Econometrics.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20350 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13030 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13030 GBP per year during 12 months.

PT

  • Home £6,515
  • International fee:£10,175

Living costs for Colchester

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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