Planit


Economics

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Central Campus

Content

Year 1:
You will study Economics 1A, which is accessible to those who have not previously studied economics, but is challenging to those who have. You will also study two courses of your choice from other academic areas of the University.

Year 2:
You will study Economics 2, which builds on your knowledge from Year 1. You will also study Issues in Global Economics and choose optional courses from other subject areas.

Year 3:
You will start to study core economics topics in more detail and will be introduced to econometrics. You will take further courses in economics or, if you are studying for a joint honours degree, you will take courses from your other subject area.

Year 4:
You will be able to choose from a wide range of specialist courses including Globalisation, Trade and Development, Economics of Transition, Economics of Financial Markets, Labour Economics and Monetary Theory and Policy. You will also complete an honours dissertation.

Entry Requirements

2021 entry requirements

Standard entry:
4 Highers at AAAA (minimum) but typically AAAAA (first sitting) including Maths plus English at National 5 at C.

Widening Access entry:
4 Highers at ABBB (by end of S6) including Maths plus English at National 5 at C.

Standard entry: AAAA (minimum) AAAAA (typical) by end S5
Widening access entry: ABBB (BBB must be achieved in one sitting by end S4-S6)

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

L100

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Department

Economics

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.ed.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Administration and Management General

Economics

Human Resource Management

Public Services Administration