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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Mile End

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Economics MSc:

  • Rigorous training in theoretical and applied economics
  • Emphasis on formal maths and statistics
  • Emphasis on understanding, critically assessing and conducting formal research
  • Suitable as preparation for an MRes or PhD
  • Opportunity to apply for a summer internship at Frontier Economics, one of Europe’s largest economic consultancies (subject to taking the relevant module)
  • Large number of generous scholarships for outstanding candidates
  • Compare with other MSc courses in SEF
  • State-of-the-art building
  • Virtual trading room with Reuters and Bloomberg trading terminals, Interactive Brokers Trader Workstation (TWS), and FXCM FX Trading Station

School of Economics and Finance (SEF):

  • 10th in UK for research power in latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014)
  • Close proximity to London’s financial districts (City of London and Canary Wharf)
  • Self-contained campus with on-site accommodation
  • State-of-the-art building
  • Teaching by research-active academics as well as visiting city professionals

Facilities

  • Close to London's financial districts ( (City of London and Canary Wharf)
  • On-site accomodation
  • State of the art building
  • State-of-the art computer labs with mathematical and trading software (eg Reuters and Bloomberg)

Structure

In Semester A you will take four modules from:

Three compulsory modules:

Macroeconomics A
Microeconomics A
Econometrics A

And one module from:

Time Series Analysis
Behavioural Economics
International Economics

In Semester B you will take four modules

At least two modules from:

Macroeconomics B
Microeconomics B
Econometrics B

One module from:

Applied Econometrics (Micro)
Applied Econometrics (Macro and Finance)

At most one elective module (choose from):

Public Economics
Development Economics

Dissertation (10,000 words)

*Teaching of each module typically consists of two-hour lecture and one-hour seminar (for solving homework) each week

Assessment

67% Modules
33% Dissertation

Career paths

Wide range of economics careers, especially as research economist in the public sector, international institutions, economic consulting.

Further studies in MRes or PhD (best students often continue onto MRes within our school).

Our dedicated careers team offers students one-on-one appointments, support with job applications, practice interviews, information about internship opportunities and employability events

Funding

There are a number of ways you can fund your postgraduate degree.

  • Scholarships and bursaries
  • Postgraduate loans (UK students)
  • Country-specific scholarships for international students

Our Advice and Counselling service offers specialist support on financial issues, which you can access as soon as you apply for a place at Queen Mary. Before you apply, you can access our funding guides and advice on managing your money:

  • Advice for UK and EU students
  • Advice for international students

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 21,000per year

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

University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary students enjoy the security and friendliness of campus in a famous city, with guaranteed accommodation for all first-year undergraduates in Year 1.
Queen Mary is a truly global university. It has students and staff from over 160 countries, and has sites in London, China, Malta and Paris.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 80 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    154 70%

    21st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84.0 84%

    23rd

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    60th

    27

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