12 months
18700 GBP/year
8440 GBP/year
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The Economics and Public Policy course from University of York is also suitable for those with a background in disciplines such as government, sociology, mathematics or natural sciences, who wish to develop their abilities in economics and related areas, particularly economic and social policy, administration and management.

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Gain exposure to up-to-date techniques and knowledge relevant to policy analysis in social and other public policy areas, and to public sector administration and financial management.

If you already work in the public sector, the NHS or for an international agency, this course will help you upgrade your existing skills. 

If you have completed a degree in economics, this Economics and Public Policy course from University of York will allow you to build your knowledge and expertise in more specialised areas, such as health economics, social policy analysis and public finance.

Careers and skills

This Economics and Public Policy course from University of York will open up a broad range of career options in government, the public sector, health or public administration. It is an ideal basis for progression to a PhD.

Career opportunities

You'll gain the skills that will allow you to work in a variety of organisations. These include:

  • Health or public administration
  • Universities
  • Research and policy centres
  • Consultancy firms
  • International organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Microeconomics 
  • Public Policy Analysis 
  • Econometrics
  • Statistics and Econometrics or Econometric Methods for Research
  • Econometrics
  • Applied Microeconometrics 
  • Public Finance
  • Public Sector Economics 
  • Advanced Macroeconomics 
  • Applied Microeconometrics 
  • Design and Analysis of Mechanisms and Institutions 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications can be submitted year-round, but we recommend you apply as early as possible as entry to many courses is competitive.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 or equivalent in Economics, Finance or a related discipline, with evidence on your degree transcript of strong grades in economics, mathematics and statistics modules at an intermediate (2nd year) level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18700 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 18700 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8440 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8440 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 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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