School of Economics

Professor Leonardo Felli has accepted the position of Head of School of Economics

Christina Napier, our Student Experience Officer, reports on her recent trip to China for the 2017 MLES International Education Fair

Lecture Theatre

Study with us

There has never been a better time to study economics, we offer excellent teaching and academic resources and have an outstanding reputation in undergraduate and postgraduate education through our range of world class undergraduate, MSc and PhD programmes.

Prospective Undergraduates

Prospective MSc

Prospective PhD


SIRE welcomes applications from early career researchers ‐ PhD students; postdoctoral research fellows; junior academics ‐ to support high quality research that involves a significant element of engagement with a non‐academic organisation in the public or private sector in UK or abroad.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday 31st January 2018.


Prospective postgraduates

Economics has been studied at Edinburgh University for two hundred years; encouraging students to develop their interest in domestic and international economy.

Why choose Edinburgh?

History of Economics in Edinburgh

Employment Opportunities