UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

Modern economics is an increasingly rigorous discipline and advanced degrees are now essential for careers in international institutions, government and industry. The course will equip the professional economist with the powerful tools required to understand the rapidly changing, complex and uncertain modern world economy.

Course Modules

Core modules: Microeconomics; macroeconomics; econometrics; research methods; options: at least 2 of the following advanced core modules: advanced macroeconomic theory; advanced microeconometrics; advanced microeconomic theory; time series econometrics; remaining applied options (taking the total to 4) from a list including: public microeconomics; economics of development; the economics of migration; health economics; programme evaluation for users; behavioural economics; macroeconomic policy; ethics in welfare economics; empirical industrial organisation; topics in labour economics; topics in money and finance; economics of households; environmental economics: principle and policy.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Bachelor's degree in economics with a significant quantitative component from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants with a qualification of an equivalent standard in another quantitative discipline, such as statistics, mathematics, engineering or physics, may also be considered. Applicants whose undergraduate degree is from a university outside the UK must supply GRE scores. The quantitative GRE score must be 155 or above, the verbal score must be 150 or above, and the analytical score must be 3.5 or above (post'August 2011 scores).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £22,380  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £17,770  Academic year. First year home fees