University of Manchester

University of Manchester


This programme aims to provide balanced training in modern theories in econometrics at the postgraduate level. Macroeconomic and microeconomic theory are not compulsory course units, but units in time-series econometrics and microeconometrics are compulsory. By the end of the programme, students should be able to understand and apply the basic principles behind the theory of econometrics, and apply these techniques to real data using packages such as Stata and PC give, and employ more advanced computational tools using gauss; this programme is ideal for students who wish to specialise in econometrics.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree in economics, statistics or other relevant subject; relevant professional experience may be taken into account; those whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL 623/263.

Course modules

Modules include: Cross section econometrics; mathematical methods in economic analysis; financial econometrics; applied macroeconometrics; pre-sessional maths; econometric methods; microeconomic theory; macroeconomic theory ; industrialisation in developing countries.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by examinations, projects and a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Stanley Jevons Postgradaute Loyalty Bursary: £1,500 fee reduction for University of Manchester graduates only who have obtained a 1st Class degree and who are fully self-financing; the Bursary is automatically deducted from the full tuition fee at registration.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,150 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 14,100 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0161 275 4740