University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Economics

Our flagship Masters course, the MSc Economics is flexible allowing you to choose modules in economics or finance whilst also giving you core analytical skills. This course prepares you for a career as an economist in finance, consultancy, the public sector or in research.

Entry requirements

A good 2.1 undergraduate degree in economics usually with mathematics and statistics components; or students with very good degrees in related subjects with strong economics, finance (not accounting finance), mathematics and/or statistics components. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules:

Microeconomic Analysis; Macroeconomic Analysis; Econometric Methods; Applied Microeconometrics; Applied Macroeconometrics.

Examples of optional modules:

Modern Theory of Banking and Finance; Health Economics; Modern Finance; Development Finance; Asset Pricing; International Money and Finance; Industrial Organisation; Monetary Economics; International Trade; Public Economics;
Public Policy Evaluation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework (including essays and project work) and examination.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,250 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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