University of Reading

University of Reading


* Designed to equip you with the fundamental tools needed to assess a range of theoretical, empirical or policy-related economic issues * Takes you from micro-principles of economic behaviour to macro-outcomes of national and global importance in a systematic way * Specialise by choosing from a range of optional modules, such as in international business, the economics of development, the economics of financial markets, advanced macroeconomics and finance and the economics of public policy **Economics at Reading** Established more than 45 years ago, the Department of Economics built its reputation as a world-leading centre for teaching and research in international business. Our academic staff include world experts in the various fields of economics, with research expertise spanning areas such as econometrics, macroeconomics, business economics, banking and finance, development economics, emerging markets, and spatial and housing economics. We rank 16th in the UK for research overall within Business and Management Studies in the Research Excellence Framework, 2014. We offer a leading range of postgraduate programmes reflecting the changing global economic environment. Our strong focus on applied research means that we emphasise the policy implications of our research findings. We also encourage you to look beyond the headlines and understand the forces shaping our world today. You will graduate with knowledge of recent developments in the global economy and how these are linked with changes at the national and international level. We are proud of our friendly and inclusive international community.

Entry requirements

You are normally required to have a good first or second class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) with a good understanding of core economics and quantitative methods. See pages 144-145 and website for more details.

Course modules

Sample modules may include: * Macroeconomics and microeconomics for developing countries * Research methodology and quantitative research methods * Econometrics * International money and finance * Urban and regional economics Check our website for more details of the course structure.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 15,650 per (Whole course) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,360 per (Whole course) 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 15,650 per (Whole course) 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 7,360 per (Whole course) 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading RG6 6UR South East

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