Many entry-level positions in economics only require a bachelor’s degree. However, career advancement and earning potential may be limited without a master’s. It can also give you the competitive edge if you want to pursue a career in a popular area. Therefore, gaining a master’s degree in economics is a worthwhile investment to consider.

The University of Kent offers the following postgraduate study options in these fields:

Development Economics MSc
Economics MSc
Economics and Econometrics MSc
Economics Conversion Programme MSc
Financial Economics MSc

You should consider the financial implications of further study as well as selecting a course that suits your interests, learning style and future career aspirations. The following websites are a good starting point for exploring postgraduate options, but you may also benefit from talking to a Careers Consultant about your particular situation. You can book an appointment with our Employability Officer using this link.

It is also worth investigating what further study options the University has to offer as you may find the perfect course for yourself in an institution you already know. There are also sometimes financial benefits of staying on such as a fee discount to Alumnifind out your funding options here.