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MSc Economics

Dedicated teaching in advanced core areas

Our highly-regarded MSc in Economics course provides dedicated teaching in the advanced core areas of macroeconomic and microeconomic theory, econometrics and research methods and also gives you the opportunity to choose from an interesting portfolio of optional modules.

At the end of your programme you will be able to read and understand research papers and articles in academic journals, to build simple theoretical models, to initiate your own empirical research and to evaluate its findings.

Next course start date:
16th September 2019

Code Duration Mode of study Award
L1P6 12 months Full time Master of Science


Economic Analysis: Microeconomics and Macroeconomics (EC901) 44 CATS
Quantitative Methods: Econometrics A or B (EC902/EC910) 50 CATS
Dissertation (EC959) 36 CATS
Three optional modules

Students need to have previously completed undergraduate courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics/economic statistics at an intermediate level. The MSc Economics is a quantitative degree and students will need to be competent in several areas of mathematics. All student attend a short pre-sessional mathematics and statistics course before the term starts.

Typical careers paths

Professional economist positions in government or the private sector. Graduates may also go on to careers in banking, finance, business and public policy as consultants or analysts, or academic research.

Entry requirements

First or upper-second class honours degree or equivalent in economics or a closely-related subject.

If English is not your first language, IELTS 6.5 is required. Further details are given on our entry specifications page.

Tuition fees 2019/20

UK/EU: £24,120
Overseas: £24,120

The fee quoted above is for guidance only. The University reserves the right to amend its fees.

Find out how to apply for MSc Economics

Contact us

If you have any queries in relation to this course, or any other queries about postgraduate Economics study at Warwick, please do get in touch:

Tel: +44 (0)24 765 23027

Email: economics dot pgoffice at warwick dot ac dot uk

The Postgraduate Office
Department of Economics
University of Warwick
Coventry, CV4 7AL