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  • Top 10 UK Economics department for research outputTHE, REF institutions ranked by subject (2022)

Welcome to the Department of Economics


Studying in the Department of Economics within the School of Law and Social Sciences at Royal Holloway means that you will learn from internationally renowned experts at one of the UK’s top ten teaching and research economics departments.

Our balanced approach to research and teaching guarantees a high quality of teaching from subject leaders, cutting edge materials and intellectually challenging debates. You will have close contact with the academic staff teaching on the course and you will receive individual support from the course director.

You will be taught by a mixture of academics, some of whom have been veteran financial practitioners and have close links with the financial industry in the City of London and will hear from guest speakers.


We offer postgraduate courses in:

MSc Economics

MSc Finance

MSc Corporate Finance

MSc Computational Finance

MSc Global Health: Economics and Policy (course under development for 2023 entry)