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MSc in Economics

Standard Duration: Full-time: 1 year

Min. entry requirements: 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Economics or a relevant discipline; 2:i undergraduate results in Mathematics and Economic Statistics

English Language: IELTS 6.5, Band A

Our MSc in Economics will appeal to you if you have a strong background in the subject and wish to gain advanced and rigorous training in modern economics, as preparation for a career as a professional economist or analyst.

You will receive advanced teaching in the core areas of macroeconomic and microeconomic theory, econometrics and research methods, and you’ll also be able to choose from a wide portfolio of optional modules. An 8,000-word dissertation provides an opportunity to explore your own interests across these fields of study.

You will be automatically enrolled on a presessional Mathematics and Statistics programme to equip you in advance with the methodological skills you’ll need to succeed. By the end of the course you will be able to read and understand research papers and articles in academic journals, to build theoretical models, to initiate empirical research and to evaluate its findings. Our postgraduates regularly progress to senior careers in banking, finance, public policy and academic research.

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Entry Requirements

Diploma in Economics/Diploma + MSc (1+1) in Economics
2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in any subject; we also look for a good A level in Mathematics, including algebra

MSc in Economics and MSc in Economics and International Finance Economics
2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Economics or a relevant discipline; 2:i undergraduate results in Mathematics and Economic Statistics

MSc in Behavioural and Economic Science
(Economics Track)
2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Economics; 2:i undergraduate results in Mathematics and Economic Statistics

English Language Requirements

Band A, IELTS 6.5

Application

All applications should be made online at: www.warwick.ac.uk/go/pgapply

Places on postgraduate taught courses are limited, so you should submit your application as early as possible.

If you are an international applicant and need to obtain a student visa, you will need to leave plenty of time for this process.

For this reason, international applicants must submit their application by 31 July for courses that begin in September. If you are a UK or EU applicant, there are no deadlines for applications to postgraduate taught places.

Tuition Fees
(2016/17 rates.)

Home/EU/Overseas: £20,840 full-time

Diploma in Economics:
Home/EU/Overseas: £16,080 full-time

Funding

Details of funding opportunities are available on the Economics website and via the Graduate School.