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Master's degrees in economics

Explore our economics master's courses, which are designed to expand your knowledge of the subject and build your skills in key areas like banking and finance.

Which course is right for me?

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

MSc Economics

Receive rigorous training in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics to build on your core knowledge of economics and prepare for a range of professional roles or doctoral study.

MSc Economics and Finance

Combine core theory in economics with key financial topics to build the skills needed for careers within financial institutions or consultancies, ministries of finance or economics, or central banks.

MSc Applied Economics

Enhance your knowledge of microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics, with a focus on their application to contemporary challenges and issues.

MSc Applied Economics with Banking and Financial Markets

Further your knowledge of the main aspects of economic and financial theory with a focus on how they're used within real-world banking and financial institutions.

Watch our latest economics master's webinar

Prof Ajit Mishra (Head of Department for Economics), Dr Elnaz Bajoori and Dr Simona Montagnana talk about our suite of economics master's degrees. They explore how they can build your skills in the key areas of economics, as well as banking and finance.

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 our research groups. As well as gaining the opportunity to work with academics contributing to the key discussions that shape our world today.

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

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Talk to us live

If you're interested in one of our master's courses, we'd love to talk to you.

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?

Get in touch

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