Study Economics at the University of York
20 April 2022
If you’re looking to excel in the world of economics, the University of York’s Department of Economics will give you the skills and knowledge needed to stand out against the crowd.
As one of the largest, most established economics departments in the UK, and part of the Russell group of research-intensive universities, York offers a great diversity of research expertise and research-led teaching.
The department, which ranked 16th worldwide in the field of econometrics (REPEC 2022), has an academic community of staff, students and visitors which is both intellectually vibrant and international in perspective. Many staff are principal editors of world leading journals and are recognised globally like the distinguished econometrician Professor Takashi Yamagata.
The portfolio of Masters programmes offered is one of the most substantial and best regarded in the UK. You’ll be exposed to a range of subjects from traditional economics to pioneering research in health development and experimental economics.
The programmes are designed with your career in mind, with many alumni now working for national and international bodies like the International Monetary Foundation and the European Central Bank. A number of courses are also accredited like the MSc in Project Analysis which is recognised by the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute.
As a commitment to recognising and rewarding excellence, the University of York offers a range of scholarships to high achieving students and the department offers flexible entry depending on your background.
Find out more about postgraduate study at York’s Department of Economics