Prospective Undergraduate Students
Here you'll find information on our degree programme and a handy overview of the School of Economics, including our research, societies and support services.
Years 1 & 2 (Pre-Honours)
Your undergraduate degree in Economics will cover a comprehensive range of subjects, equipping you for further study and professional life.
Years 3 & 4 (Honours)
The last two years of your Economics degree offer opportunity for deeper study of essential themes learned in the first two years.
Details of possible subject combinations for a joint honours degree with Economics
Workload details across the four years of the economics degree
A summary of student support services available from the School of Economics and the University.
We are very lucky to have vibrant and active student societies that are at the core of our student community.
What is economics?
A short introduction to what the study of Economics is, and what kind of research we do in the School.
You have an opportunity to spend your third year studying abroad, with a wide variety of destinations in Europe, America, Australia and Asia to choose from.
Planning your career
The University of Edinburgh is listed as one of the best in the world for the international mobility of its students.
These are some of our students' thoughts on what it's like to study economics at the University of Edinburgh.
Information on the application process and who to contact for your queries.
Where we are located and how to arrange a visit.
If you are outside of the UK and interested in joining us, please refer to the links on this page.
Disabilities and/or special educational needs
The University of Edinburgh is committed to equal opportunities for disabled staff and students.