UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The core teaching in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics focuses on understanding the policy implications of economic models and their applications to real'world examples.

Course Modules

Core modules: Econometrics for policy; microeconomics for policy; macroeconomics for policy; research methods; options: time series econometrics; 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; remaining options include: applied policy analysis; applied development economics and policy; agenda setting and public policy; environmental economics (principles and policy).

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours 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