Overview

You can choose to study economics alone (called single honours) or combine it with another subject and gain a joint honours degree.

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Workload

During your first and second year, you will have between six and nine lectures and three tutorials every week.

Workload

Students

1st/2nd years

You will cover a comprehensive range of subjects that will equip you for both further study and professional life as an economist.

1st/2nd years

Students

Joint honours

A joint honours degree can be a great way to expand upon the skills that you will develop in your Economics degree programme.

Joint honours

Books

Honours years

The courses expand upon the work covered in Economics 1 and Economics 2, providing insight into some recent areas of economic research activity.

Honours

Year abroad

Year abroad

You could spend your third year studying abroad, with wide variety of destinations in Europe, America and Australia.

Year abroad

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Video

See video-clips about the School of Economics.

Video

Career

Planning your career

The University of Edinburgh is listed as one of the best in the world for the international mobility of its students.

Career

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Student Testimonials

Some of our students have given us their views on their experience of studying at Edinburgh.

Student Testimonials


How to apply

Everything you need to know about applying can be found on the central admissions pages.

Where do our students come from?

Our students come from all over the world. The map below shows some of the countries that the new students in 2014 have come from.

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