MSc Mathematical Economics and Econometrics
Various scholarships available. We offer very strong applicants a tuition fee discount of up to 25%.
Our Masters in Mathematical Economics and Econometrics enables students who have a strong quantitative background in subjects such as economics, mathematics, physics, engineering and computer science, to acquire a Masters level understanding of economics.
It is an intensive programme providing a thorough grounding in the latest research methods in economics and econometrics. Our programme will prepare you for undertaking a career as a professional economist. It may also be of interest to those planning to enter an international PhD programme.
You will gain a knowledge and understanding of topics in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics at an advanced level. You will also gain a broad knowledge and understanding of key economic and social issues, as well as principles and models required to proceed to a career as a professional economist in the private or public sector.
Over the course of the programme, you will develop the ability to apply knowledge of advanced economics as well as relevant mathematical and statistical techniques to evaluate recent research and issues at the forefront of the discipline. As a graduate, you will also be well equipped to progress to a research degree.
About the University of Edinburgh
The University of Edinburgh is ranked 16th best University in the world (QS World Rankings 2021). We were the first University in the English-speaking world to teach economics as an independent subject. Two centuries later, our School of Economics is a growing, vibrant academic community with strengths right across a subject that is at the heart of understanding modern societies.
To be eligible for the programme, you should have a UK 2:1 honours degree, with an overall mark of at least 65% or its international equivalent, in a quantitative subject such as mathematics, physics, engineering, actuarial science, computer science or a joint degree in economics with another subject. Your degree must include a course with content on probability.
Relevant experience, or professional or other qualifications will also be considered.
There are various scholarships available, you can find more information on our website. We offer very strong applicants a tuition fee discount of up to 25%.
How to apply
Early applications are encouraged. Application deadline 06th June 2022.
For more information about our programme, visit our website.
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