The Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics (SGPE) is part of a unique collaborative venture that combines the teaching expertise of eight Scottish universities: Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Heriot-Watt, St Andrews, Stirling and Strathclyde. All three MSc programme degrees are awarded by the University of Edinburgh and are taught in Edinburgh by Economics faculty from the associated Scottish universities who belong to the SGPE.
The university offers three MSc programmes that provide you with a high-quality and thorough training in economics. The programmes are challenging, incorporating mathematics and statistics, they are technical and highly focused on analytical theory.
The programmes last one year and lead to the award of MSc Economics, MSc Economics (Finance), or MSc Economics (Econometrics), depending on the course options taken.
The research-oriented MSc programmes provide you with high-quality training in economics and econometrics.
A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in economics or mathematics related subjects. You should have high grades from your undergraduate studies covering introductory integration, probability theory, and linear algebra.
Some applicants may receive an offer that is conditional on successful completion of the SGPE Summer School.
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