UCL Department of Economics


MSc Economics

Our MSc Economics gives a thorough understanding of cutting-edge techniques in theoretical & applied Economics. You’ll undertake a three-month dissertation, applying these skills to a project of your choice. Recent graduates have gone on to PhDs, research institutes and careers across the public and private sectors.

MSc Economics

You'll be equipped with the tools to understand the rapidly changing, and uncertain modern world economy.

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Programme Overview

Understand the structure of the programme, including module options, exams and the 3-month dissertation. 

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Entry Requirements and Funding

Understand the skills you'll need to succeed on this programme and opportunities to apply for financial support


Frequently Asked Questions

We've compiled the most commonly asked questions from prospective students to help you with your application.

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Economics Careers

Find out more about where our graduates have gone after graduation and careers support at UCL.

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Student Voices

"The MSc was fantastic preparation for my present work. I...use the analytical skills...on a daily basis."


Watch our Taster Talks to get an flavour of the MSc Economics


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