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Economics (Hons)

University of St Andrews

48 months
25100 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The MA in Economics (Hons) at the University of St Andrews provides a structured, cumulative and rigorous foundation in economic concepts, principles, analysis, techniques and knowledge. You will develop your analytical and decision-making abilities through training in quantitative and model-based methods of analysis.


The MA in Economics (Hons) at the University of St Andrews is a four-year course run by the School of Economics and Finance. The School also offers a BSc in Economics, which may be more suitable for students who wish to take Economics alongside Science subjects. The Economics element within both the BSc and MA degree programmes is exactly the same.


The wide range of transferable skills you gain through studying Economics is marketable in many career areas, and recent graduates in Economics have pursued a wide variety of career paths.

Popular career destinations amongst recent graduates include:

  • accountancy
  • commercial and international banking
  • consultancy
  • Government Economic Service
  • investment
  • the media
  • non-governmental organisations
  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • university research and teaching.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Decision and Game Theory
  • Economic Fluctuations
  • Economics of Development
  • Economics of the Environment
  • European Macroeconomics
  • Incentives and Contracts
  • Inequality and Redistribution

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Application deadline - 29 January for UK students


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

SQA Highers

  • AAAB

GCE A-Levels

  • AAA

IB points

  • 38

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25100 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for St Andrews

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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