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Economics plays a part in every aspect of modern life, investigating the choices of consumers and corporations, groups and governments, networks and nations. It uses scientific methods to develop theoretical models of behaviour and tests intuition and empirical analysis of markets, institutions and public policy.


We offer an advanced, internationally-focused education that is both intellectually demanding and professionally relevant.

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Aimed at students without a background in economics, our Diploma provides training in core components of modern economic analysis and quantitative methods.

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An unbeatable combination of core studies, specialist options and the value of conducting academic research with guidance from experts in the field.

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MRes (PhD)

Providing a thorough understanding of research techniques and in-depth appreciation of the principle concerns for researchers.

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Why Warwick Economics?

We are at the forefront of economic research and education in the UK and beyond. We rank consistently near the top in all UK league tables and are 25th in the world QS Subject Rankings. Warwick has also been ranked second for research rated ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ in the most recent Research Excellence Framework. Teaching in the department is strongly research-led, which means you’ll be learning from some of the best-known and most original academics in the UK.

Outstanding Student Experience

On top of an advanced education in Economics, at Warwick we offer many extra-curricular activities to enrich your student experience, including guest lectures, student conferences and social events.

Excellence in Research

We live in a complicated and connected world. For this reason our cutting-edge economics research takes place worldwide, taking on the full array of emerging social science issues of our time.

Distinct Career Advantage

We attract students from all around the world due to our reputation for offering rigorous and exciting training, and the fact that so many employers are keen to work with our graduates.

Ranked 2nd in the Good University Guide 2022

Published by the Times and Sunday Times in 2021.

Ranked 2nd in the Research Excellence Framework

For the proportion of research in the 2014 REF meriting the top rankings.

Ranked 3rd in the Complete University Guide 2022

Published in 2021.

Ranked 25th in the QS World Subject Rankings 2021

For Economics and Econometrics.


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