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Masters study in Economics

Two specialist Masters with a strong economics focus, and a cross-disciplinary Masters in Quantitative Finance which draws on expertise from four departments.

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About our Masters

The Department of Economics brings its research expertise into the classroom, offering three full-time Masters courses with a strong Economics focus – including one that draws on the expertise of three other top-rated departments: Accounting and Finance, Management Science, and Mathematics and Statistics. Graduates from all three courses go on to a range of careers, including finance and banking, international business, government agencies and academia.

The Benefits

A few of the reasons why Lancaster stands out from the rest.

Our graduates go on to a range of careers, including finance and banking, international business, government agencies and academia.

The Department is proud of its reputation for high quality teaching and personal attention to students at all stages of study.

Our staff undertake research projects in a wide range of areas, and this research informs our teaching.

Enhance your CV with international experience by studying abroad with our post-Masters schemes.

State-of-the-art facilities, resources and tools to enhance your learning.

Explore networks for your future career, to make friends and professional contacts.

Masters Courses

MSc Economics

MSc Economics

Designed for those who have already studied economics and wish to deepen their subject knowledge, this degree opens up careers in a wide range of fields.

MSc Money, Banking and Finance

MSc Money, Banking and Finance

Equips graduates with the skills and knowledge needed for careers in financial institutions and in the finance departments of industrial firms.

MSc Quantitative Finance

MSc Quantitative Finance

A cross-disciplinary degree which prepares highly quantitative graduates with no background in finance or economics for careers in banking or finance.

Connected To Business

Our strong relationships with the wider business community across the globe provide a network of expertise and range of opportunities to gain first-hand experience of the business world via guest speakers, workshops, lectures, projects and work placements. We also have links with world-class partner universities where you can gain international experience, and all our Masters programmes offer the chance to spend a semester abroad at the end of your studies.