Social Sciences: Economics

Now, more than ever, we need to understand how the money markets work at a global and local level. Economists at Southampton are involved in examining many aspects of the complex web of financial transactions that control our lives.

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Doctoral Training Centre status is enabling us to expand opportunities for high-quality PhD candidates

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We have active research and teaching collaborations with numerous institutions throughout Europe, the USA, Canada and Mexico

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World-leading research

We are proud of our reputation for cutting-edge research. In each of the research assessment exercises to date, we have been placed among the top ten UK universities for economics.

Rigorous academic standards and real-world insights

Some of our MScs are designed for those who want to become specialist economists. Others are intended for those who want to pursue a career in which the input of economics is essential.

Our facilities and study experiences

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  • Economics facililties including Bloomberg suite
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“I was attracted by the guidebook introduction, the high-quality academic research environment, Southampton's position in the ranking of world universities and the beautiful campus.”

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