MSc EconomicsFind a programme
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences and Law|
|Programme length||One year full-time|
|Location of programme||Clifton campus|
|Part-time study available||No, full-time only|
|Start date||September 2018|
This intensive one-year programme provides a flexible and attractive set of units to those interested in applied research. Exit degrees, which are based on optional units taken, provide a distinct choice of academic route - both for students who are interested in a research career and those who want further training at postgraduate level but do not intend to become academic researchers.
The School of Economics, Finance and Management has an international reputation for research excellence. Faculty members in the school regularly publish in top international journals and the school is expanding following substantial recent success in research funding applications.
Fees for 2018/19
We charge an annual tuition fee. Fees for 2018/19 are as follows:
- UK/EU: full-time
- Overseas: full-time
- Channel Islands/Isle of Man: full-time
Fees are subject to an annual review. For programmes that last longer than one year, please budget for up to a five per cent increase in fees each year. Find out more about tuition fees.
University of Bristol students and graduates can benefit from a ten per cent reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate study. Check your eligibility for an alumni scholarship.
Funding for 2018/19
The Faculty of Social Sciences and Law has an allocation of 1+3 ESRC scholarships.
A limited number of departmental scholarships will be awarded to applicants on the basis of academic excellence. For more information, see the School of Economics, Finance and Management web pages.
Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.
You will study four compulsory units in the first term and choose four from a selection of optional units in the second term. There are four available exit degrees, depending on the particular combination of units chosen:
- MSc Economics
- MSc Economics (Macroeconomics)
- MSc Economics (Microeconomics)
- MSc Economics (Economic Policy)
There will be a dissertation element for all of the above programmes. You will apply appropriate technical, methodological and intellectual skills that have been developed over the programme to a piece of applied research devised in consultation with a supervisor.
Visit our programme catalogue for full details of the structure and unit content for our MSc in Economics.
A first or good upper second-class honours degree in economics (or equivalent qualification).
See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.
English language requirements
If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.
Read the programme admissions statement for important information on entry requirements, the application process and supporting documents required.
The programme will provide you with a sound basis for further study or your future career - not only in economics, but also in a wide range of fields including finance, business management, public service and teaching.
Our usual overall deadline is 1 July 2018 for entry in September 2018.
We welcome all applications that fulfil our admissions criteria. However, in order to select a balanced international student cohort, and in response to very high demand from students from China, applications from some countries may close earlier in the year. Any such decision will be reviewed on a regular basis.
Find out more about becoming a student at Bristol, applying for a visa and the support we offer to international students.
REF 2014 results
- 44% of research is world-leading (4 star)
- 44% of research is internationally excellent (3 star)
- 12% of research is recognised internationally (2 star)
Results are from the most recent UK-wide assessment of research quality, conducted by HEFCE. More about REF 2014 results.
Get in touch
Graduate Studies Admissions Team Phone: +44 (0) 117 394 1519 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
School of Economics, Finance and Management
University of Bristol
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Bristol BS8 1TN http://www.bristol.ac.uk/efm/