Masters | Postgraduate Course - Economics MSc Course Details within University of York

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Economics MSc

Study Details

MSc 1 year Full-time

***If you wish to be considered for the 1+3 PhD, please apply to our 3 years full-time PhD programme in Economics.***

The course is intended for students who wish to acquire graduate-level skills in economic analysis and relevant quantitative techniques; it is designed for students who are embarked on, or intending to embark upon, careers in research agencies, consultancy firms, economic advisory services of governments, banks or international agencies, or as university teachers or researchers. The programme provides a sound training in best practice methods of mainstream economics, combined with the opportunities of studying optional areas in depth and of gradual transition to research.

Entry Requirements

Students must have a first degree at good honours standard (ie at least upper second class, or its equivalent). The subject of the first degree must be appropriate to the intended subject of research and should normally include courses in economics and/or economic and social history.
If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to. For more information, see: