Economics and Finance MA (Hons)

Heriot-Watt University

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UCAS CODE LN13
OverviewMA (Hons) Economics and Finance at Edinburgh Business School will give you the skills to investigate, analyse and answer global economic questions as well as specialist understanding in financial theories and practice.This degree does not require prior knowledge of the core disciplines of economics and finance. Study begins at an introductory level and the degree has a flexible structure to enable students to tailor their studies so that they can pursue their own interests.As a result, ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Accounting & Finance
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
96th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
29th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
15th

Start date and duration

Start date
13-SEP-21
Full Time
4 Years

Economics

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 100 = 0% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Economics graduate salary at this uni
£24,000
UK Economics graduate salary
£22,000

Finance

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Finance graduate salary at this uni
£25,000
UK Finance graduate salary
£22,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Economics

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Economics
83%
Mathematics
66%
Geography
18%
History
18%
Business Studies
17%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£1,820 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£1,820 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
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£15,080 per year
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Latest Economics reviews

Economics
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Student Reviewer
06 Jan 20

Economics and Accountancy MA (Hons)

10/10 I would encourage anyone to come to Heriot-Watt it is amazing and extremely good university that many people...
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22 Nov 18

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Where you'll study

Heriot-Watt University

Riccarton Edinburgh
Edinburgh, City Of
EH14 4AS United Kingdom Nearest train station: Curriehill  0.4 miles away

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