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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BSc

Business Economics

All businesses operate within an economic context. If you aspire to work in business, understanding the insights that can be gained through economic analysis...

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BSc

Economics with a Placement Year

How do the choices of individuals and firms combine to drive the modern global economy? And how can this economy be best aligned with human goals? By asking...

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BSc

Economics with a Year Abroad

How do the choices of individuals and firms combine to drive the modern global economy? And how can this economy be best aligned with human goals? By asking...

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BSc

Economics and Finance

BSc Economics and Finance provides a thorough training in economic analysis with a focus on understanding corporate finance and financial markets. If you want to...

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BSc

Economics and Finance with a Placement Year

An ideal choice whether you aspire to enter employment directly or progress to postgraduate study, BSc Economics and Finance provides thorough training in...

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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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MSc

Finance and Economics

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

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MSc

Global Media Economics

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

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MSc

Global Media Economics

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

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Research

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  News
20 Apr 2021

UK domestic football teams brace for European Super League

The proposed introduction of a European Super League in football raises several issues from a business and competition perspective, according to UEA expert, Dr...

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  News
Photos of Holly Willoughby and Gabby Logan wearing Coral Eyewear sunglasses.
07 Dec 2020

Celebrity support for student’s climate conscious eyewear

TV presenters Holly Willoughby and Gabby Logan support economics student's sustainable business.

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Father and baby daughter use laptop as mother prepares meal
02 Nov 2020

UEA study finds fathers still unaware of paternity allowances

Almost a third of fathers in the UK are unaware that they are eligible for flexible employment arrangements such as part-time work or job sharing, according to...

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Tower block with many lights on against backdrop of city buildings and early night sky
12 Aug 2020

Study looks at the impact of COVID on social housing

Researchers at UEA are warning that the end of the eviction ban - a government scheme introduced to support renters impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic - may force...

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Event

Dominic Grieve - Brexit, Revolution without End or a Stable Future?

  • Jun 22, 2021 18:30PM
  • Online
  • Seminar
  • Free

Brexit, Revolution without End or a Stable Future? HUM Research seminar series with Dominic Grieve QC PC: President of the European Movement, former Independent MP, and former Conservative politician

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Katy Hayward, Nicola McEwen and Dan Wincott: A United Kingdom?

  • May 25, 2021 18:30PM
  • Online
  • Seminar
  • Free

Brexit and the Future of the Union - HUM Research Seminar Series with panelists Katy Hayward: Professor of Political Sociology, Queen’s University Belfast and Senior Fellow ‘UK in a Changing Europe’. Nicola McEwen: Professor of Territorial Politics, University of Edinburgh and Senior Fellow ‘UK in a Changing Europe’. Dan Wincott: Blackwell Professor of Law and Society, Cardiff University, and Research Director of the ESRC ‘UK in a Changing Europe’ initiative 

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PostGraduate Summer School: Experimetrics

  • May 13, 2021 00:00AM
  • Online
  • PostGraduate Summer School
  • Variable - please enquire

Three-part course across 13 and 14 May

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PostGraduate Summer School: Behavioral Game Theory

  • Jun 12, 2021 00:00AM
  • Online
  • PostGraduate Summer School
  • Variable - please enquire

From 12 - 14 June - the course will feature a mixture of live lectures and group discussion, working in groups to develop and present a research idea.