What Will You Study

If you’re looking for a high-flying career in economics, this intellectually demanding and stimulating Masters programme - designed for those with degree-level knowledge of economics - will give you the tools you need to succeed.

A year on the programme provides a rigorous training in theory and methods and helps you develop very marketable skills to launch yourself on to the job market. It opens up career opportunities in consulting companies, research centres, government departments, international agencies, or in the financial sector. It’s also ideal preparation if you are thinking of doing a PhD.

At Lancaster you’ll be joining a department known throughout the world for its strength in economics. Programme faculty have international reputation in areas such as game theory, industrial organisation, econometrics, applied microeconomics, empirical macroeconomics, labour economics, and the economics of education.

To apply for this programme, you’ll need a degree with at least 50% economics, excellent quantitative skills and a very good command of English.