This course is particularly relevant if you wish to work as a professional economist in the private or public sector.
It provides a logical and rigorous perspective on development economics and human behaviour, which is valued by a wide range of employers around the world, in banking, business, consulting, government and academia.
Our graduates now work in academia, government and the private sector, including organisations such as the World Bank, the IMF and the UN as well as private sector firms such as Barclays, Bloomberg, Deloitte, Economist Intelligence Unit, Goldman Sachs, IBM, PwC, and Thomson Reuters.
85.7% of postgraduates from the School of Economics secured graduate level employment or further study within 15 months of graduation. The average annual salary for these graduates was £33,112.*
* HESA Graduate Outcomes 2019/20 data published in 2022. The Graduate Outcomes % is derived using The Guardian University Guide methodology. The average annual salary is based on graduates working full-time within the UK.