University of Surrey

University of Surrey


This programme comprehensively covers the core areas of microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics. Our graduates are not only well-trained technically in these areas, but are capable of bringing their analytical strengths to bear on applied issues. The programme includes training in research methodology which provides you with the skills needed to undertake independent research in economics and complete your dissertation. The range of elective modules allows you to tailor your education. These modules encapsulate the broad range of academic expertise and active research interests within the School.

Course modules

Example module listing: Microeconomics; macroeconomics; econometrics 1; econometrics 2; advanced microeconomics; advanced macroeconomics; research methods and dissertation; economics of the firm; energy economics and technology; international trade theory; human resource economics; international finance and developing economies; financial econometrics; economics of international oil and gas; theory of finance; applied policy analysis; microeconomics of the public sector; policy evaluation; advanced topics in health economics; empirical methods in energy economics; energy regulation and policy; topics in development economics.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include examination and coursework; coursework may take various forms such as: Essays, presentations, class tests and exercises. Students must also complete a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

The Ting Memorial Prize: A prize of £100, established in memory of Mr Check Yew Ting who died in 1979 while studying on the MSc Economics Course, awarded to the student with the best overall performance in Economics on the Master's degree course.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 - 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 - 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site GU2 7XH South East

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