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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    SOAS, University of London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

How will climate change affect economic policies in the Global North and the Global South? What is the future of fiscal policy and central banking? What are the economic effects of income and wealth inequality? What drives economic and financial crises? How does shadow banking affect financial stability? What is the role of game theory in economics? What are the gendered effects of recessions?

The MSc Economics equips you with the specialist knowledge that is necessary to answer these and many other questions. The programme provides unique training in both mainstream and heterodox theories and methods. It allows you to develop quantitative and qualitative skills and to apply these to a variety of contemporary economic issues.

Why is the SOAS MSc Economics unique?

  • It provides rigorous training in both mainstream and heterodox economics.
  • It makes explicit links between economic theories and the real world, using pluralist and political economy perspectives.
  • It provides economic knowledge for specific regions, drawing on the rich regional expertise of SOAS.
  • Contemporary topics (like environmental policies and the gendered effects of monetary and fiscal policies) are incorporated in the core modules of the programme; they are not just taught in optional modules.

Career Paths

The SOAS MSc in Economics and the critical approach to economics that it provides is a gateway to various job opportunities in private companies, the government sector and international organisations. The advanced nature of the programme also serves as an excellent foundation for PhD studies.

Employment

Graduates of Masters programmes in the Department of Economic at SOAS have followed successful careers in international banking and finance, in national governments in many parts of the world, in international development agencies and in a range of non-governmental organisations. The MSc Economics provides rigorous foundations for students to go on to undertake research in economics at the PhD level.

Application deadline

30 June 2022

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 23,800per year

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

University information

SOAS University of London

  • University League Table

    46th

  • Campus address

    SOAS, University of London, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Camden, WC1H 0XG, England

SOAS is a place for those who want to expand their horizons and develop a deeper understanding of the world, and to re-examine their preconceptions.
Building on values of social justice and equality, students are encouraged to challenge conventional views, and to think globally.
SOAS is one of the UK's most international universities, with around half of SOAS' students coming from outside the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    38th out of 81 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    130 59%

    34th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    34th

    7
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    18th

    30

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