The Department of Economics is committed to excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level, and our programmes are internationally recognised for the excellence of the training and scholarship provided.
This is a nine-month degree in development economics with a strong emphasis on bringing methods of modern economic analysis to economic development theory and policy.
M.SC. IN FINANCIAL ECONOMICS
The Oxford MSc Financial Economics (MFE) is a nine-month programme that will provide you with outstanding training in the tools of financial economics sought by many financial institutions, companies and public organisations.
MPHIL IN ECONOMICS AND SOCIAL HISTORY
This two-year specialist course offers a unique framework for research training in economic and social history, similarly to the MSc in Economic and Social History but in great depth.
M.SC. IN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL HISTORY
This one-year specialist course offers a unique framework for research training in economic and social history.
Our Undergraduate degrees are 3-year programmes in which you study economics jointly with one or two other subjects.
B.A. (HONS.) IN PHILOSOPHY, POLITICS & ECONOMICS
PPE students take Philosophy, Politics and Economics in the first year. In the second and third years they may continue with all three subjects, or choose to specialise in two.
B.A. (HONS) IN ECONOMICS & MANAGEMENT
E&M students study Economics in the Department of Economics, and Management at the Saïd Business School.
B.A. (HONS) IN HISTORY & ECONOMICS
H&E students study History and Economics separately, and also take courses in Economic History.
GRADUATE VISITING STUDENTS
If you are a graduate student currently engaged in research at another university, you may be able to apply to visit the Economics Department for up to 3 terms as a Recognised Student.
UNDERGRADUATE VISITING STUDENTS
If you are a student from overseas and wish to spend a period of up to three terms (one academic year) in Oxford on an undergraduate course, you can apply to a college for a place as a registered Visiting Student.
Professor Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde from the University of Pennsylvania will be teaching a hands-on course on “Computational Methods for DSGE Models: Basic Techniques and Recent Advances.”
The course will definitely run in 2021, but the exact date is still tbc. We are monitoring the COVID situation very closely and will advise as soon as possible whether the course will be in person in Oxford or online.
Applications will open soon.
TOOLS FOR MACROECONOMISTS - LECTURES AND HANDS-ON COMPUTER LABS
'Tools for Macroeconomists: The Essentials and Advanced Tools' will run between 19th and 31st July 2021. We are monitoring the COVID situation closely and will update as soon as possible on whether it will be online or in person in Oxford.
Applications will open soon.
The Oxford University Business Economics Programme (OUBEP) equips future business leaders with the economic thinking needed to understand the external contexts and choices facing business in the modern world. The Core programme is an intensive 2-week residential course in Oxford.
OUBEP also curates online seminars showcasing cutting-edge research from the Department.