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Economics

University of Birmingham

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
20070 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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A deep understanding of economics is key to our continuing function as a global economy, helping to establish successful trade, monetary and welfare policies across our nations. Learn more within the Economics programme offered at the University of Birmingham.

Overview

Specialised courses in economic theory and econometrics will give you a sophisticated understanding of policy issues as you prepare for your career in the industry. Studying on one of the Department's MSc programmes will provide you with an excellent set of specialist and transferable skills.

You will be given an advanced training in core areas of economics that are widely used in economics-based professions and, depending on which degree programme you are studying, you will also receive specialist training in areas relevant to your programme and take options in other areas that interest you.

Reflecting our strengths in both theoretical and applied policy areas, the Economics programme offered at the University of Birmingham will give you a clear understanding of the economics in emerging and developing countries. You will be supported by academic experts in areas such as econometrics, development theory and policy and experimental economics.

Careers

Careers in Business is a dedicated service for postgraduate Business School students. We’ll help you in all aspects of your career management, from planning your job-seeking strategies, applying for jobs, preparing for interviews and assessment centres and developing your essential employability skills. 

At the start of your programme you will receive an email from our team, giving details of how you can access Careers in Business Online.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Game Theory
  • Dissertation
  • Econometrics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Development Economic Policy
  • Economics of Financial Markets

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Please note that applications to this programme from mainland China closed from Wednesday 4 December 2019 (0.00am GMT). 

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 bachelor’s Honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in Economics or a related discipline. 
  • You are expected to have received a good training in economics, to at least intermediate level, and to have taken at minimum: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics or Statistics, and Mathematics or a Quantitative module at bachelor’s level.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20070 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20070 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

  • If you're an English-resident, or EU student, you may be eligible for a loan to study a taught or research Masters in any subject. The government-backed student loan will provide up to £10,280
  • International students can often gain funding through overseas research scholarships, Commonwealth scholarships or their home government

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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