Durham University

Durham University


Our MSc programmes in Economics will give you the opportunity to equip yourself with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue a career in economics and related disciplines.

Entry requirements

The equivalent of a UK 1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours degree with evidence on your degree transcript of strong grades in statistical modules in your 2nd, 3rd or 4th year and that your programme contained a substantial Economics component. Evidence on applicants degree transcript that their programme contained a substantial economics component. IELTS of 6.5 (no element under 6.0) or TOEFL 92 (no element under 23).

Course modules

You will study: advanced macroeconomics; advanced microeconomics. Based on your prior knowledge and experience you will be streamed to study one of the following module pairings: econometrics 1 and econometrics 2; econometrics 1 and microeconometrics; econometric methods and microeconometrics; econometric methods and financial modelling and business forecasting. Elective modules: behavioural finance and economics, game theory, international finance, labour economics, money and banking.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 10,450 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 21,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 10,450 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Durham University Business School Durham DH1 3LB North East

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Officer
Telephone number: 
0191 334 5439