We offer two types of Master's degree.

The academic and professional programme MSc courses require a background in economics or a closely related subject.

The applied training programme MSc courses are suitable for applicants with a background in any subject, who have an interest in Economics.

Academic and Professional Programmes

These MSc programmes are a good choice for students who'd like to pursue a career as a professional economist in government, financial institutions, business, commerce, industry, international agencies or other similar organisations.

They're also ideal for students who'd like to to pursue a PhD programme followed by a career in academia.

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Applied Training Programmes

These MSc programmes are a good choice if you would like to pursue an interest in economics but haven't studied the subject before.

You'll gain new skills in your chosen specialism and in economics generally. The programmes prepare you for careers in a wide range of areas including finance, management, international business, international relations or the creative and cultural industries.

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The School of Economics offers several Scholarships each year to support students on both types of MSc Programme. 

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our scholarships

Our Excellence in Teaching

The structure of our Master's programmes is based on research-led teaching, which reflects the excellence and diversity of our research.

The curriculum is constantly updated and improved upon to reflect the research interests of faculty - and to prepare students for the rapidly evolving job market. We are renowned for the innovative techniques we apply in teaching and assessment, which have been shown to enhance student learning and engagement.

Our excellence in teaching standards is matched with our strong dedication to the pastoral and academic care of our students through our advising and academic support system at the school, along with the Learning Enhancement Team and Student Services. Read what some of our Scholarship students have to say here.

Our Excellence in Research

UEA Economics is renowned internationally for its research, distinguishing itself as a centre for innovation, discovery and interdisciplinarity.

Research collaborations with leading academics and research institutes worldwide enhance our research landscape. Read more about our pioneering research here.