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Economics - Economics (Econometrics) - Economics (Finance)

The University of Edinburgh

12 months
25300 GBP/year
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The Economics - Economics (Econometrics) - Economics (Finance) programme is offered by The University of Edinburgh and is taught in Edinburgh by Economics faculty from the associated Scottish universities who belong to the SGPE.

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We offer three MSc programmes that provide you with a high-quality and thorough training in economics and econometrics.

The programmes are research-oriented and are highly challenging, making heavy use of analytical theory, mathematics and statistics.

The Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics (SGPE) is part of a unique collaborative venture that combines the teaching expertise of eight Scottish universities:

  • University of Aberdeen
  • University of Dundee
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Glasgow
  • Heriot-Watt University
  • University of St Andrews
  • University of Stirling
  • University of Strathclyde

The Economics - Economics (Econometrics) - Economics (Finance)  programme is offered by The University of Edinburgh  lasts one year, or two years if taken part-time). Each route leads to the award of any of the following:

  • MSc Economics
  • MSc Economics (Finance)
  • MSc Economics (Econometrics)

Career opportunities

Our graduates have found employment in a wide variety of private and public organisations in the UK and abroad including:

  • financial services
  • Civil Service
  • UK Government Economic Service
  • Department for International Development
  • economists with overseas development agencies and international institutions
  • research economists with journals and media agencies

Further study

Our MSc programmes are research-oriented and act as a pathway into PhD study globally.

Our programmes are the only Economics and Social Research Council (ESRC) recognised pathway to PhD economics study in Scotland.

Programme Structure

  • Our MSc programmes will equip you with the tools a professional economist needs to work in government or in international organisations, to conduct economic research.
  • We deliver rigorous training in the core areas of economics to give you comprehensive knowledge in the latest analytical and quantitative techniques.
  • You will also gain a firm grounding in mathematical and econometric techniques, as well as microeconomics and macroeconomics.

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

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180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A strong UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in economics or mathematics related subjects. We look for high grades from your undergraduate studies covering calculus and integration, probability theory and linear algebra.
  • Some applicants may receive an offer that is conditional on successful completion of our SGPE Summer School.
  • 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 generally look for a quantitative reasoning result in the 80th percentile or higher. We do not formally consider results from the Verbal and Analytical sections in our assessment of your application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25300 GBP per year during 12 months.

Home fees have still to be agreed

PT fees

    • International/EU: £12,650

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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