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We offer a range of undergraduate courses, with options to include a placement year, or the opportunity to combine economics with mathematics, geography, a language and more.


Develop your research capabilities with our Economics Master's degrees. Our flexible programmes allow you to gain in-depth knowledge across economics or specialise in a specific area.


As a postgraduate research student in Economics at Reading you will be part of a vibrant community, working alongside a thriving group of young and established researchers.

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Economics at Reading focuses on applied economic research directed towards improving the quality of life in the UK and around the world.

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Learn from our active researchers and experts. Their research informs policy decisions for governments, multinational organisations and international agencies like the UN.


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