University of Bath

University of Bath


The programme builds on previous studies of economics, providing an in depth knowledge of microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics both theoretical and applied. Students have the possibility of taking options in the fields of development, public sector and environmental economics. It also provides a foundation for those wishing to pursue a PhD.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements: 1st or 2.1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in economics or an appropriate subject, from a recognised university. English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (with not less than 6.0 in each of the 4 components); TOEFL 580 (paper based test) or 237 (computer based test) with a score of not less than 4 in TWE or 92 (internet based test) with not less than 21 writing, listening 21, reading 22 and speaking 23.

Course modules

Core modules: Economic theory and applications 1; econometrics for economics and finance; economic theory and applications 2; applied econometrics; research methods in economics and finance. Optional modules include: Welfare economics and distributive justice; international monetary economics; development economics; forecasting economic and financial variables; environmental regulation; growth theory; public economics; environmental and resource economics. The final 1/3 of the programme comprises a dissertation.

Assessment methods

Includes a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 16,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 3,000 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 8,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Bath Bath BA2 7AY South West

Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
01225 383144