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Mathematical Economics and Econometrics MSc

University of Edinburgh

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    AUG

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Masters in Mathematical Economics and Econometrics enables students who have a strong quantitative background in subjects such as mathematics, physics, engineering and computer science, to acquire a Masters level understanding of economics.

It is an intensive programme providing a thorough grounding in the latest research methods in economics and econometrics. Our programme will prepare you for undertaking a career as a professional economist. It may also be of interest to those planning to enter an international PhD programme.

Learning outcomes

You will gain a knowledge and understanding of topics in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics at an advanced level. You will also gain a broad knowledge and understanding of key economic and social issues, as well as principles and models required to proceed to a career as a professional economist in the private or public sector.

Ability to apply knowledge of advanced economics as well as relevant mathematical and statistical techniques to evaluate recent research and issues at the forefront of the discipline. As a graduate, you will also be well equipped to progress to a research degree.

Career opportunities

Opportunities include working for the Government - for example the Government Economic Service within the Scottish Government. There are also opportunities to work as an economist within a financial organisation and to work with international organisations.

Application deadline

23 June 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 24,000per year

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

University information

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

    13th out of 80 7

    9th out of 72 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    177 80%

    11th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88.0 88%

    13th

    34
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%

    66th

    8
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    212 88%

    4th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88.0 88%

    12th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    50th

    7

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