Among the top six UK economics departments in research, and one of the top for teaching Among the top six UK economics departments in research, and one of the top for teaching

We are a research-inspired school that provides a practical angle to the academic rigour of Economics, ensuring that we deliver a stimulating and incisive programme that fully advertises the power of economic analysis.

How do we do this? Below you can read more about our research and teaching. These elements of our scholarly activities cannot be treated in isolation. Our success is founded on excelling in research and ensuring that this knowledge base is fully integrated within our research-inspired teaching approach. We recognise that the student experience demands the highest performance in both, ensuring that our students are highly engaged and graduate with a robust knowledge of practical economics with real world impact.

Research

Ranked among the top 6 UK economics departments in the latest CHE excellence Group for outstanding research performance indicators.

Find out about our international reputation in experimental and behavioural economics, industrial and competition economics, and applied econometrics and policy. Visit our research site.

Teaching

Ranked as one of the top economics departments in England and 3rd for overall satisfaction in the 2015 National Student Survey, we augment traditional teaching methods with learner-centred strategies such as interactive workshops and classroom experiments.

This innovative approach provides a platform for our students to fully develop their practical skills for life beyond their university experience.