University of Edinburgh

School of Economics

MSc Economics (Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics)


Old College

South Bridge

Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 9YL

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics (SGPE) is an advanced master’s degree suited to ambitious graduates who’d like to develop a career as a professional research economist. The programme combines the teaching and research expertise of eight of Scotland’s most prestigious universities. This unique collaboration means that you will have access to an unparalleled range of electives taught by experts working at the cutting edge of the field. Hosted by the University of Edinburgh, ranked amongst the world’s top 50 universities you’ll play an active role in Scotland’s economic community taking part in a busy programme of workshops, seminars and events. When you graduate, you’ll be well placed for a career as a professional research economist in government, international organisations or ready to begin PhD research. Scholarships Eligible UK and EU students will have the opportunity to apply for a scholarship. Please note, to be eligible you must already have been offered a place on the programme. More about the Scottish Graduate Programme In Economics The SGPE combines the teaching and research expertise of the universities of Aberdeen, Dundee, Glasgow, Heriot-Watt, St-Andrews, Stirling, Strathclyde and Edinburgh. Around 65 students from all over the world join us each year to study for our MSc Economics or MSc Economics (Finance). The SGPE is hosted and awarded by the University of Edinburgh, one of the world’s leading universities.


Accredited by the University of Edinburgh

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Midsize City

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