UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This MSci programme is designed for students who are interested in making mathematics their major area of study but who would also like to obtain a knowledge and understanding of general economics and related subjects such as commerce and business. It offers an extra year of study on top of the Mathematics with Economics BSc, during which students have the opportunity to specialise further by taking more advanced courses, and undertaking a major project. No previous knowledge of economics is required.

Course Modules

Years 1 and 2: 6 courses give grounding in advanced pure mathematics and mathematical methods, following the same courses as the single'subject mathematics students; in place of the applied mathematics courses, students take a year'long course in introductory economics each year (economics in Year 1 and microeconomics in Year 2. Year 3: Introductory macroeconomics theory and policy. Range of options in both mathematics and economics: international trade; probability and statistics; economics of the public sector; economics of regulation; quantitative economics; and econometrics. Year 4: Major research project; range of options in both mathematics and economics.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
Full Time
MSci (Hons) £18,830  Academic year. First year overseas fees
4 years
Full Time
MSci (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Advanced Higher A1A1A-A1AA
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAAAAA
  • GCE A-level A*AA-A*A*A
  • European Baccalaureate 90%
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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94% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 95%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 87%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 93%

£27,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

90% Go on to work and/or study

In work 65
Studying 20
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 7
Unknown 3

23% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 84%

Total Coursework: 14%

Total Practical: 2%

£5,337 - £7,371
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,915 - £6,624
Typical cost of private accommodation