Masters | Postgraduate Course - Econometrics and Mathematical Economics MSc Course Details within London School of Economics and Political Science

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Econometrics and Mathematical Economics MSc

Study Details

MSc 10 months full-time

The MSc Econometrics and Mathematical Economics is a technically rigorous programme designed to meet the needs of those who have a strong quantitative background wishing to study economics. It is aimed at mathematicians, statisticians, physical scientists and engineers, as well as graduate economists.

The programme begins with a compulsory introductory course designed to provide you with the essential foundations in macroeconomics, microeconomics and econometrics. This will prepare you for the advanced level of the core teaching programme.

You will then take courses in Advanced Microeconomics, Advanced Macroeconomics and Econometric Analysis, in addition to a fourth elective course. Options are diverse, and include courses as varied as International Economics, Monetary Economics, Corporate Finance, Asset Markets, Portfolio Management and Stochastic Processes.

This programme will be ideal if you would like to pursue a career as an economist or econometrician, in a variety of industries. Many graduates also choose to proceed to PhD study.

The technical level of the material covered is perhaps higher than for any other master's degree in the area, and the programme has a long-standing international reputation, with many distinguished economists and econometricians among its graduates.

Module details

The programme comprises ten months of full-time study. You take three compulsory courses and a fourth elective course. You are also required to attend an introductory course.
Please note ten-month full time master's programmes are not compliant with the Bologna process, which may affect the extent to which they are recognised. 

  • Advanced Microeconomics
  • Advanced Macroeconomics 
  • Econometric Analysis 

Courses to the value of one unit from a range of options

Entry Requirements

First class honours degree or equivalent with strong, technical background in engineering, physical science, econometrics, statistics, mathematics and/or economics

Student Destinations

Our former students are employed as economists in a wide range of national and international organisations in government, international institutions, business and finance. In recent years, our graduates have gained employment in organisations such as Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Bank of America, Credit Suisse, NERA Economic Consulting, PwC, Deloitte, Compass Lexecon, McKinsey, IMF, World Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Bundesbank, Bank of England, and HM Treasury.