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The Department of Economics and Related Studies is one of the largest economics departments in the UK.

We offer a great diversity of research expertise and research-led teaching in economics, statistics and economic history. Our academic community of staff, students and visitors is both intellectually vibrant and international in perspective.

As a visiting student at York you'll be fully integrated into academic life at a world-class, research-led university.

Undergraduate students

Academic requirements

Your academic background will be assessed to check that you have sufficient background in Economics, Mathematics and Statistics as necessary.

Choosing your modules

Modules offered in the Autumn Term are examined in January. All other examinations take place in the Summer Term. If you cannot take the examinations at this time you may not be admitted to these modules.

Please see the list of modules. This list is indicative of the type of module which may be available during your study period. Please note that not all modules are available to exchange and visiting students. The Department will contact you after you have accepted your place at York to discuss your module choices.

Postgraduate students

You should hold an undergraduate degree in Economics or a related subject.

Please check our postgraduate webpage and contact our postgraduate team for further information.

Postgraduate modules

Teaching schedule

You can study in our department for the following periods only:

  • Full academic year
  • Autumn Term only
  • Autumn/Spring (combined)
  • Spring Term only
  • Spring/Summer(combined)

Examination and assessment

Assessment is by examination during the Common Examination Periods in January and the Summer Term. You are expected to take these exams.

Undergraduate and Postgraduate English language requirements

IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.

For more information see our undergraduate English language requirements or our postgraduate English language requirements.

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Undergraduate modules

Contact us

Dr Anindya Bhattacharya
Coordinator for visiting students
anindya.bhattacharya@york.ac.uk

Postgraduate contact
econ-pg-enquiries@york.ac.uk

Related links

Department of Economics

Contact us

Dr Anindya Bhattacharya
Coordinator for visiting students
anindya.bhattacharya@york.ac.uk

Postgraduate contact
econ-pg-enquiries@york.ac.uk

Related links

Department of Economics