University of Manchester

University of Manchester


This course is in both microeconomics and macroeconomics; students will further advance their quantitative skills and techniques in the core courses in introduction to econometrics; mathematical methods in economic analysis and further econometrics; and, as part of their MA dissertation, they focus on applied and/or policy-oriented research of economic data as relevant to policy makers and economics professionals.

Entry requirements

A Minimum 2.1 Class Honours degree in economics, finance or a related subject (e.g. business studies; managerial economics) or the overseas equivalent; candidates should have studied microeconomics and macroeconomics to the level of year 2 of undergraduate studies; applicants should have a reasonable background in mathematics and in statistics; for applicants whose 1st language is not English: IELTS: overall 7, writing score 7; TOEFL: overall 623, TWE 5 (PBT); TOEFL: overall 263, TWE 5 (CBT) (this test is no longer available but results less than 2 years old can be submitted); TOEFL: overall 100, with 25 in each of the 4 sections (IBT).

Course modules

Modules include: Mathematical methods in economic analysis; microeconomics econ60391; macroeconomics; introduction to econometrics; further econometrics; pre-sessional maths; development microeconomics; public economics; poverty, inequality and government policy in less developed countries.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a dissertation.


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

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