12 months
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About

The MSc Economics from University of Bath will help you pave the way for a career as a professional economist or for doctoral study, with a thorough grounding in all the core areas of economics.

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Overview

The MSc Economics from University of Bath  is a taught master’s degree that offers rigorous training in the main strands of economics:

  • microeconomics
  • macroeconomics
  • econometrics

What you'll learn

The course gives you the broad knowledge needed to work as a professional economist or undertake doctoral study.

Alongside the core topics, you will have the chance to delve into areas like financial economics, growth theory and environmental economics.

Developing practical skills to take with you into your career is a fundamental aspect of the course. We will enhance your research abilities throughout the course; particularly during the dissertation you work on over the summer under the supervision of one of our experienced lecturers.

You can choose to conduct your dissertation on an economic area that interests you most, or that is most useful in your career. It’s a chance to apply your newly acquired knowledge to a specific problem or debate.

Graduate prospects

This course is designed to give you the knowledge and level of skills required to secure work as a professional economist in government, research units or commercial enterprises. It is also suited to if you're wishing to undertake doctoral study.

Recent graduates have progressed to jobs around the world, including:

  • Economic Advisor, Department for Education (UK)
  • Chief Analyst, Enterprise Lithuania
  • Principal Case Officer,Competition and Markets Authority (UK)
  • Senior Tax Consultant, KPMG (Kazakhstan)
  • Investment Manager, private equity company (Czech Republic)
  • Director, Regional Sector Research, Emirates NBD Global Markets and Treasury Department (United Arab Emirates)

Others have chosen to stay in academia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Econometric theory
  • Macroeconomic theory
  • Microeconomic theory
  • Research methods in economics
  • Financial econometrics
  • Advanced economic theory

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 should have a bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent, typically a 2:1 or above.

  • To apply for this course, you should have an undergraduate degree in either economics, business or an appropriate quantitative subject such as engineering, computer science, mathematics or physics.
  • You are also expected to have obtained good marks in at least five core economics units comprising macroeconomics, microeconomics and econometrics (or statistics). These may be complemented by quantitative units such as calculus, probability, data analysis, game theory, operational research or financial engineering. The units should preferably have been taken in your final two years of study.
  • We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.
  • If your first language is not English but within the last 2 years you completed your degree in the UK you may be exempt from our English language requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10700 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bath

808 - 1228 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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