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Economics MSc University of Leeds

UK

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Summary

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.

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.

On this course you’ll be taught by our expert academics, from lecturers through to professors. You may also be taught by industry professionals with years of experience, as well as trained postgraduate researchers, connecting you to some of the brightest minds on campus.

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.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Economics MSc.

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees

£20,750.00 (21,32,440) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

27-Sep-21

Venue

University of Leeds

Woodhouse Lane,

Leeds,

Leeds,

LS2 9JT, England

Entry requirement for international students

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) with a background in economics. A strong grounding in quantitative subjects with high grades is essential. IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component. Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet-Based Test (TOEFL iBT) at 92 overall with no less than 21 in listening, 21 in reading, 23 in speaking and 22 in writing.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

Scholarships

Here are some scholarship that are available at University of Leeds.

Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust - University of Leeds Scholarships

Value of scholarship

13,68,872

Application details:

Deadline for applications 17:00 (UK time) 01/02/2021. Once you are in receipt of your Student Application ID complete the online application form.

Deadline:

Expected February 2022

Eligibility requirements:

Who is eligible: The Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust - University of Leeds Scholarships are available to applicants from developing countries to undertake a one-year taught Master's programme of study in selected Schools, with areas of study related to the economic, social or technological development of the applicant's home country. Applicants MUST first apply for a relevant taught programme of study and be in receipt of a Student Application Number to be eligible to apply for this scholarship. Applications without a valid Student Application Number will be rejected. These awards are only available to applicants who are liable to pay academic fees at the International fee rate. Applicants must hold, or expect to hold by September 2021, a First Degree at undergraduate level equivalent to at least a UK Upper Second Class Honours degree. Applicants should either have graduated with the appropriate First Degree or be in their final year of study. Applicants whose first language is not English must meet the University’s English Language requirements by 1 February 2021. Some Schools require a standard of English higher than the University minimum. You should have a valid test result, which is no more than two years old by your official start date at the University of Leeds. This scholarship is available for applicants applying for programmes of study related to economic, social or technological development (with the exception of the Leeds MBA) in the following schools: Earth and Environment; Electronic and Electrical Engineering; Biological Sciences; Geography; History; Law; Languages, Cultures and Societies; Medicine; Media and Communication; Performance and Cultural Industries; Physics and Astronomy; Politics and International Studies; Philosophy, Religion and History of Science; Transport Studies and the Leeds University Business School. Applicants must: Be citizens of, and permanently resident in, one of the developing countries according to the International Development Association list of Borrowing Countries; Not have undertaken studies lasting one year or more in a developed country; Be unable themselves, or through their families, to pay to study in the UK; Agree that they will return to their home country as soon as their period of study is complete; Awards must be taken up in September 2021.

Who can apply:

All international

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