Economics at UEA: More Than A Subject Economics at UEA: More Than A Subject

Economics at UEA proudly combines a reputation for internationally renowned research and unparalleled academic support for our students. We consistently perform well in league tables and rankings. For example: 

  • The 2017 National Student Survey (NSS) results add to a track record for the School of Economics with consistently high overall rankings in a number of categories that speak of the breadth and quality of our teaching and student experience.
  • We are ranked eighth for research outputs (Times Higher Education REF2014)
  • As well as being ranked in the Top 10 Economics Departments in the UK (2019 Guardian League Table), we are ranked joint 126th position worldwide for Business & Economics (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018).

Our research-inspired approach to teaching means our students benefit from the world-class research undertaken by our academic staff. 91.8% of the School’s research is scored as either “world-leading” or “internationally excellent”, compared with an average score of 77% across all other Economics departments. We offer an outstanding academic experience that provides a platform to fully explore the influence of economic analysis.

The School of Economics is a lively, close-knit community with friendly, approachable academic staff. 

The School of Economics is proud to be the only Economics Department in England to hold the Athena SWAN Bronze Award. The award recognises the efforts made by the School to promote gender equality and to address the challenges faced by the School and the discipline at large.


The School of Economics Newsletter 2017 gives an overview of student and staff activities within the school across the 2016/17 academic year.

Within the School, we are committed to: Inspiring Ideas | Creating Careers | Investing In You

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