University of Bristol
Wills Memorial Building, Queen's Road
Second Floor, Union Building, Queen's Road, Clifton
This intensive one-year programme provides a flexible and attractive set of units to those interested in applied research. Exit degrees, based on optional units taken, provide a distinct choice of academic route for those who are interested in a research career, as well as those who want further training at postgraduate level but do not intend to become academic researchers.
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.
The programme starts with four compulsory units in the first term:
- Applied Economics
Four units are taken in the second term. This is where you shape your exit degree based on which of the 11 available units you choose:
- Behavioural Finance
- Development Economics
- Economics of Education
- Further Econometrics
- Further Macroeconomics
- Health Economics
- Labour Economics
- Policy Experiments
- Programme Evaluation
There are four available exit degrees. Each has a unique structure as follows:
- MSc Economics
You can choose any of the option units from the listing.
- MSc Economics (Macroeconomics)
You must take Further Macroeconomics plus three units from: Further Econometrics, Banking, Derivatives, Behavioural Finance.
- MSc Economics (Microeconomics)
You can take four units from: Labour Economics, Health Economics, Economics of Education, Development Economics, Further Econometrics, Banking.
- MSc Economics (Economic Policy)
You must take Programme Evaluation and Policy Experiments plus two units from: Labour Economics, Health Economics, Economics of Education, Development Economics.
Unit availability is subject to staffing and timetable constraints. Please note: the number of available places on some units may be capped.
There will be a dissertation element for all of the above programmes. You will apply appropriate technical, methodological and intellectual skills that have been developed over the programme to a piece of applied research devised in consultation with a supervisor.
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