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Overview

Our MSc Economics allows you to apply economics to practical questions and problems in a multidisciplinary learning environment.

Based in Leeds University Business School, this programme centres on advanced economics and econometrics, engaging with cutting-edge research within the discipline.

You’ll combine current mainstream theoretical and applied techniques with a range of alternative critical perspectives, equipping you to meet the growing demand for economics in an era of global challenges such as climate change.

You’ll gain unique insight into pressing economic issues, from the microeconomics of firms and markets to the macroeconomics of the global economy. Optional modules will also allow you to tailor your learning to your interests or career plans, from comparative modules in global economics and behavioural economics to the economics of regulation, environmental economics or international business finance.

Academic excellence

Our Economics department stands for a distinctive type of economics, which is realistic, interdisciplinary and policy relevant. We take an open-minded approach to economic problems, and draw on expertise from one of the major hubs of heterodox economics research in the UK.

Commentary and coverage in the media has highlighted the need for more philosophical discussion about how best to approach economics. Leeds University Business School has been recognised in The Economist as one of the few universities in the UK offering a 'model' for this approach.

Our research activities in economics are many and varied. Several members of the teaching team are involved in multi-million pound research projects, which are at the cutting-edge of knowledge creation in several areas. The University of Leeds also hosts the Applied Institute for Research in Economics (AIRE), giving you access to even more world-leading research and expertise.

Learning and teaching

We use a variety of teaching and learning methods to help you make the most of your studies. These will include lectures, seminars, workshops, online learning and tutorials.

Independent study is also vital for this course allowing you to prepare for taught classes and sharpen your own research and critical skills.

Assessment

We use assessment methods such as exams, research reports, written assignments, essays and project work, depending on the modules you choose.

Career opportunities

Our Economics graduates are in great demand owing to their unique range of skills and awareness of different perspectives. You will have essential research skills required for work as a professional economist in government, business, universities and international organisations.

Graduates of our MSc Economics have gone on to highly successful careers as government advisors, think-tank researchers and quantitative analysts.

На каком факультете я буду учиться?

Leeds University Business School

Варианты обучения

Очная (12 месяцев)

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Начало обучения

Сентябрь 2020

Где

University of Leeds

Woodhouse Lane,

Leeds,

LS2 9JT, England

Вступительные требования

Для студентов, проживающих в Соединенных Штатах

For Postgraduate qualification, students need to have 4 year Bachelors: for courses requiring 2.1 students need to have a GPA of 3.0; for courses requiring 2.2 students need to have a GPA of 2.5. Minimum qualifications include: IELTS (International English Language Testing System) an overall band of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in each component skill.

Для иностранных студентов

Students must have an IELTS overall score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in each component skill. TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) of 92 with no less than 21 in listening, 21 in reading, 23 in speaking and 22 in writing. Pearson (Academic) of 64 overall with no less than 60 in any component. Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) of 176 overall with no less than 169 in any component. Trinity College Integrated Skills in English a Pass in ISE II or above (if taken in the UK).

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