School of Economics

The School of Economics proudly combines a reputation for internationally-leading research with unparalleled standards in teaching and academic support for our students. 

We are known worldwide for our ground-breaking research in behavioural and experimental economics, and for our expertise in competition policy: work that leads the field, informs policymakers and makes headlines. We also have a global reputation for research excellence in economic theory, applied econometrics, finance, and in policy areas of environment, resources, conflict and migration.

Our research leads our teaching and we are at the forefront of developments in economics as a taught discipline. We have expertise in - and commitment to - your learning, your employability and to a fantastic student experience. Within the School we enjoy a wonderful sense of community. We offer a friendly, diverse environment, which we hope will be the perfect setting for you to achieve your goals, whatever they may be. 

Courses

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MSc

Finance and Economics

On this course you'll develop your expertise in the fields of finance and economics by taking on intensive research-led training in advanced economic theory,...

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MSc

Global Media Economics

Are you fascinated by the media industries? On this Master’s you'll examine the worlds of film, literature and TV from the perspective of economics. On this...

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BSc

Economics and Finance

Become an expert on corporate finance, financial instruments and financial markets. On this degree, you’ll study economic, financial and statistical modelling...

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BSc

Economics and Finance with a Placement Year

Become an expert in corporate finance, financial instruments and financial markets. On this degree, you’ll study economic, financial and statistical modelling...

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BSc

Economics with a Placement Year

Discover how economics can change and shape the world – and how you can be a part of that change. You’ll explore a broad range of subject areas, from finance and...

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BSc

Economics with a Year Abroad

Discover how economics can change and shape the world – and how you can be a part of that change. You’ll explore a broad range of subject areas, from finance and...

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MSc

Economics

Equip yourself to become a professional economist with this Master’s degree in economics – a broad-based research-training course designed to provide you with an...

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BSc

Economics

Discover how economics can change and shape the world – and how you can be a part of that change. You’ll explore a broad range of subject areas, from finance and...

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BSc

Business Economics

Become an expert in economic and financial modelling techniques, and master business strategies in the modern marketplace. You’ll discover how insights from...

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Research

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06 Jul 2022

Natural selection may be making society more unequal

Contemporary humans are still evolving, but natural selection favours those with lower earnings and poorer education - according to research from the University...

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World of lights with a really bright light shining from Norwich
12 May 2022

UEA’s research confirmed as ‘world-leading’ by national assessment

The global significance and real-world impact of the University of East Anglia’s (UEA’s) research has been confirmed with the Research Excellence Framework 2021...

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A woman stretches before a run, with 2022 written on the ground.
31 Jan 2022

To keep or not to keep those New Year’s resolutions?

New research suggests that people may not always want help with sticking to their New Year’s resolutions.

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Fields in Colombia
30 Nov 2021

All systems GROW for UEA's Colombian project

This month saw the largest and most important summit of 2021, COP26. UEA made its presence felt in a number of ways, including showcasing the results of their...

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