Masters | Postgraduate Course - Applied Economics MSc Course Details within Strathclyde Business School

Strathclyde Business School
Course Fees
UK/EU: £9,900 (full-time), £4,950 (part-time). International: £17,700 (full-time), £8,850 (part-time)
Start Month(s)
Contact Name
SBS Postgraduate Admissions
(0)141 553 6105/4590
Applied Economics MSc

Study Details

MSc: 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time

The MSc in Applied Economics has been designed – in partnership with the business, consulting and policy communities – for the aspiring professional economist.

What sets this course apart from the other postgraduate courses in Economics is that we focus on developing your technical and analytical skills alongside your practical experience of how these skills are used to solve real-world economic problems and inform decision-making in a variety of environments.

Module details

Compulsory classes

  • Fundamentals of Microeconomics
  • Fundamentals of Macroeconomics
  • Professional Development for Economists
  • Analysis of Economic Data
  • Economic Appraisal & Economic Modelling
  • Topics in Public Economics
  • International Macroeconomics

Elective classes
You'll have the opportunity to choose four classes from the following list. Alternatively, you can choose up to two of your four elective classes from those offered to postgraduate students elsewhere within Strathclyde Business School without pre-requisites or across the wider University (timetable permitting).

  • International Trade
  • International Development
  • Games of Strategy
  • Environmental Economics
  • Energy Economics

Entry Requirements

A good Honours degree, or overseas equivalent.

Student Destinations

Graduating with an MSc in Applied Economics from the University of Strathclyde will open up a wealth of new career opportunities.

Experience shows that our MSc graduates have excellent employment prospects; many having gone on to senior positions in business, in consultancy and within government, while some have progressed to PhD level study and careers in academia.