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Master's degrees in Economics

Find out more about our courses and explore why Bath is a great place to study your Master’s degree.

Which course is right for me?

View our courses to find out which one might be right for you.


MSc Economics for Business Intelligence and Systems

If you've got a STEM background and you want a career that utilises your quantitative skills, this innovative, cross-disciplinary master’s could be for you.

MSc Applied Economics

If you would like to develop your knowledge of economics and prepare for a career in government or industry this course could be for you. Or, if you'd like to specialise further, take a look at our MSc Applied Economics with Banking and Financial Markets.

MSc Economics

If you want to build on your knowledge of economics gained at undergraduate level, this course will give you the skills needed to work as a professional economist or undertake doctoral study.

MSc Economics and Finance

If you are considering work in a financial institution, consultancy, ministry of finance or economics, or central bank, this course could be for you.

Why study at Bath?


Highly ranked in independent league tables, we are known for excellence in teaching and research, a superb student experience, and providing outstanding preparation for the workplace.

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Join a research-led department


Our department has a strong research culture with many articles written by academics being published in general interest or top field journals in economics.

On joining the department, students will benefit from research conducted by five key research groups. As well as gaining the opportunity to work with academics contributing to the key discussions that shape our world today; such as Brexit and the Covid-19 pandemic.

In addition to research, the department is a proud recipient of the Athena SWAN Bronze Award for its commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion. You can read more about the award here.

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Talk to us live


We love talking to students who might be interested in one of our master's courses. That's why we hold several events throughout the year giving you the chance to ask your questions via our virtual online platform.

Both academics and our student ambassadors will be available to answer your questions on anything from living in Bath, to course structure. Why not join us for our next event?

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Get in touch

If you have any questions about our courses, you can contact our admissions team.