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M.Sc. On Campus

Economics

University of Southampton

12 months
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21000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Study macro and microeconomics to evaluate economic policy and problems at this Economics MSc course offered at the University of Southampton. Gain in-depth knowledge of the concepts, tools and methods used in modern economics.

Overview

Course Details

This Economics MSc course offered at the University of Southampton will prepare you for a career as an economist, or to continue your research studies and is an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) recognised training programme.

Learn about the economic frameworks and processes that underpin global financial systems. Discover their role in solving a range of economic problems. You can study the impact economics can have on a range of sectors from labour and industry to finance and trade.

You’ll develop the skills to:

  • understand the theoretical foundations of economic analysis
  • formulate, manipulate and draw conclusions from an economic model
  • apply economic analysis to a range of policy areas
  • test and evaluate economic models using a variety of research methodologies, data and techniques of analysis
  • present ideas, arguments and research findings effectively

You’ll look at economic theory and econometric methods across a range of topics. You’ll also gain in-depth knowledge of specific areas of economics necessary to carry out independent research. This will lead to a dissertation on a subject within an area you choose.

You’ll also have access to our Bloomberg Trading Suite which hosts 21 Bloomberg terminals giving you access to real-time data, breaking news and powerful analytics.

As a master’s student in the School of Economics you’ll be part of a friendly and cohesive group that play an active role in the department’s academic and social life.

Career Opportunities

With an MSc in Economics you’ll graduate with the knowledge and skills to work as economic or econometric analysts in a variety of organisations:

  • central and local governments
  • European Union institutions
  • statistical offices
  • central banks
  • financial supervision authorities
  • international aid organisations
  • commercial banks and financial institutions

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Preliminary Mathematics and Statistics
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Labour Economics
  • Industrial Economics
  • Finance
  • International Trade

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You’ll need a 2:1 degree in a relevant subject such as mathematics, economics, statistics, quantitative techniques or finance.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

EU and international students pay £21,000.

Living costs for Southampton

697 - 1093 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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