Economics MSc

  • Programme duration: Full-time: 12 months  
  • Programme start: Autumn 2021
  • Entry requirements: A 2:1 Honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in Economics or a related discipline with a quantitative focus. Students with a 2:1 degree from a quantitative Science discipline are also encouraged to apply.
Economics msc

Career prospects

Graduates will gain a sound theoretical grounding in the area of Economics and will have developed a range of analytical and personal skills. The aim of this programme is to enable students to pursue a research-oriented career in the financial industry, international organisations, central banks, academia and research institutions.

Careers Support

From the moment you start your MSc you will have access to a specialist careers team which includes a professionally qualified MSc Careers Adviser and a dedicated International Employer Engagement Officer.

Master's Consultancy Challenge

Master's students at the Management School have the opportunity to take part in the ‘We can work it out’ master’s consultancy challenge. Students form several groups and are presented with consultancy problems from a number of organisations.

In 2019, UnileverMandoAirbusSysdocChester ZooPwCSantanderOpen ProgrammaticDeal MoonDecathlonRad WrapsHays, and Totem learning all took part in the challenge and worked with our students. During the challenge students have access to a consultancy expert and benefit from workshops such as ‘developing consultancy skills’ and ‘pitching an idea’.

Learn more about our alumni.

Work experience opportunities

We've been able to organise work-based placements for many of our postgraduate students. These are generally linked to your dissertation project and are extremely valuable as a result. We work hard to make sure students and hosts get the maximum from the placement.

Here are just some of the organisations we work with:-

  • Airbus
  • American Marketing Association
  • Caterpillar
  • Chartered Management Institute
  • Chiron Vaccines
  • CIPSI
  • CMI
  • EURAM
  • Everton FC
  • Getrag-Ford
  • Hewlett Packard
  • HSBC
  • Institute of Exports
  • Jaguar
  • KPMG
  • Liverpool Chamber of Commerce
  • Liverpool FC
  • Professional Liverpool
  • Sky Television
  • UEFA
  • Unilever
  • Vauxhall
  • YKK