Durham University

Durham University

Experimental Economics

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. The programme consists of a set of core and elective modules, culminating in a practice- based business project or a research-based dissertation.

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. If your 1st language is not English: 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; behavioural finance and economics; experimental economics and finance. 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: development economics, econometrics; game theory; international finance; labour economics; money and banking.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include 12,000-word dissertation.


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