University of Reading

University of Reading

Economics

Established more than 45 years ago, we continue to enjoy a reputation as one of the world's premier centres for teaching and research in international business. Our academic staff include world experts in the global arena of economics, with research expertise in the fields of development, housing, the labour market, behavioural economics, climate change policy, macroeconomics, banking and finance. We offer a leading range of postgraduate programmes reflecting the changing global economic environment. Our strong focus on applied research means 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 political changes at the national and international level. We are proud of our friendly and inclusive international community. Through group work you will have the opportunity to network with, and learn from, fellow students from a wide range of backgrounds, and share different perspectives and experiences. • 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 • Flexible: specialist pathways include political economy of development, labour economics, and urban and regional economics

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

Macroeconomics and microeconomics for developing countries Research methodology and quantitative research methods Econometrics International money and finance Urban and regional economics

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time GBP 14,900 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time GBP 14,900 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

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Key information

Contact: 
Department of Economics
Telephone number: 
+44 (0) 118 378 6996