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Economics and Mathematics MA (Hons)

The University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: LG11

Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    11-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This combined programme complements the basic grounding in and applications of mathematical techniques, provided within the economics programme, with a more thorough and rigorous development of mathematical principles.

How will I learn?

Courses are taught through a combination of:

  • lectures
  • seminars
  • tutorials
  • workshops
  • web-based learning

Career opportunities

Our graduates are highly regarded by employers. Studying a joint honours degree enables you to develop a wider range of transferable skills, and opens up more varied employment opportunities.

Many of our graduates have entered the finance sector and some large financial firms actively recruit Edinburgh graduates.

The skills you will develop through the study of both subjects will equip you for a broad range of careers, including but not limited to:

  • accountancy
  • business
  • management and consultancy
  • working for aid agencies
  • not-for-profit organisations or government departments
  • software engineering
  • logistics
  • education

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 24,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : A*AB - A*AA

Required subjects: A Levels: Mathematics at A*. Your Mathematics qualifications must have been achieved no more than two academic years prior to entry. GCSEs: English at C or 4.

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University information

The University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 70 7

    13th out of 81

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    210 88%

    6th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    49th

    37
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    50th

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    188 86%

    8th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87.0 87%

    11th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.54 71%

    71st

    5

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