University of Bristol

Social Sciences

MRes Economics


Wills Memorial Building, Queen's Road

Second Floor, Union Building, Queen's Road, Clifton

Bristol, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MRes Economics

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MRes in Economics is an intensive one-year taught programme that provides advanced training in economics and econometrics. It is designed for students who are interested in going on to further study at PhD level, and emphasises the knowledge and skills needed for PhD research.

The School of Economics, Finance and Management has an international reputation for research excellence. Faculty members in the school regularly publish in top international journals and the school is expanding following substantial recent success in research funding applications.

Programme structure

Teaching Block 1

  • Core units
    • MRes Econometrics I
    • MRes Macroeconomics I
    • MRes Mathematics for Economics
    • MRes Microeconomics I

Teaching Block 2

  • Core units
    • MRes Econometrics II
    • MRes Macroeconomics II
    • MRes Microeconomics II
    • MRes Research Methods in Economics

Unit availability is subject to staffing and timetable constraints. Please note: the number of available places on some units may be capped.


The final part of the MRes is a dissertation of up to 15,000 words, individually supervised by a member of staff from the economics department.

International Student Requirements:

IELTS English language 6.5 overall, minimum 6.5 in all bands or equivalent

Facts & Figures

Out State Tuition (per year): 15,300 GBP

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Midsize City

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