The Masters in Mathematical Economics and Econometrics from from The University of Edinburgh is an intensive programme providing a thorough grounding in the latest research methods in economics and econometrics. Our programme will prepare you for undertaking a career as a professional economist. It may also be of interest to those planning to enter an international PhD programme.
Opportunities include working for the Government - for example the Government Economic Service within the Scottish Government. There are also opportunities to work as an economist within a financial organisation and to work with international organisations.
The skills you will learn throughout the programme will also equip you for a career in other areas and professions, including:
- management and consultancy
- overseas development agencies and international institutions
- not-for-profit organisations
- Government departments
- research economists with journals and media agencies
Our MSc programme will also act as a pathway into PhD study globally.
- The programme is delivered on site at the central campus of the University. The programme covers standard postgraduate level microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics, building up from the foundations of these three subjects. Of the 180 credits that comprise the programme, 130 are in these core subjects.
- There are also opportunities to audit other advanced courses, and to attend workshops in specialised areas. The coursework component is followed by a 50 credit dissertation.
- Courses are taught by experienced academics based at the University. Many courses are shared with our existing Masters in economics, and some of these are taught by academics from other leading Scottish universities.
- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesEconomics Mathematics Econometrics View 112 other Masters in Econometrics in United Kingdom
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- A UK 2:1 honours degree with an overall mark of at least 65%, or its international equivalent, in a quantitative subject such as mathematics, physics, engineering, actuarial science, computer science, or a joint degree in economics and one of these subjects*. Your degree must have included a course with content on probability. Relevant experience, or professional or other qualifications will also be considered.
- You can apply without having a graduate admissions exam result (GRE or GMAT). Your application, however, may be substantially stronger if you do include such a result. We may also stipulate that you must attain a specified grade in one of these tests as a condition of entry if you do not meet the minimum academic entry requirement.
International25300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25300 GBP per year during 12 months.
Home fees have still to be agreed
- International/EU: £12,650
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