Oxford Brookes University


This course is for those who have already studied economics or an equivalent subject at undergraduate level and have good quantitative skills. Study aims to provide students with an advanced understanding of microeconomics and macroeconomics; the ability to empirically investigate relationships between economic variables; the ability to conduct hypothesis testingan appreciation of the modelling techniques and analytical tools; an awareness of the most recent developments in economic theory and practice.

Entry requirements

Normally a good 2nd Class Honours degree, or equivalent, in Economics. GCSE or O-Level English language. Students whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in the reading and writing components.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: pre-sessional intensive maths training sessions; advanced microeconomics; advanced macroeconomics; econometrics; topics in economics; research methods; optional modules; economic growth; industrial organisation; environmental economics; independent study.

Assessment methods

Each module is assessed individually. The programme has a balance of assessment methods using a mix of coursework and examination.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,200 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 13,050 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Wheatley Campus Oxford OX33 1HX South East

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