Department of Economics


About us

The Department of Economics is the second largest department in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences for student numbers.

3 East building


The Department of Economics is based in 3 East.

Student numbers (2014)

  • Undergraduate: 702
  • Postgraduate: 83
  • PhD students: 27

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If you would like more information about our programmes or research then please contact us.

Key facts

Teaching and facilities

Research and expertise


Michael Finus
Our research-led teaching and strong links with industry and governmental bodies ensure our graduates are highly employable in the competitive job market.

Professor Michael Finus
Head of Department