Department of Economics

Postgraduate study

Our range of taught economics Masters degrees reflects research by our faculty into critical global issues in economics.

Prepare for a prestigious career and a range of senior roles, from government and NGOs through to finance and banking. We also offer MPhil and PhD study in Economics. All options offer the opportunity to join some of the top global thinkers in economics, sharing their ideas and opinions before anyone else.

Get funding for your Masters course

You can access a wide range of funding opportunities to support your postgraduate course at Sussex.

Some of the funding opportunities you can apply for are specifically designed for postgraduates studying Economics at Sussex.

See a full list of the University’s Masters scholarships to find funding opportunities that you may be eligible for.

Scholarship for African students in Economics (2018)

We are delighted to offer an annual Masters scholarship for suitably qualified candidates from selected sub-Saharan African countries on either the Development Economics MSc or Economics MSc.

The scholarship includes the full payment of the overseas tuition fee and a maintenance grant of £10,000, but does not include travel expenses to and from the United Kingdom.


Applications must be submitted by 1 May 2018.

Find out more about the Scholarship for African students in Economics

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Development Economics has a long tradition at Sussex and we are proud of our reputation to be one of the leading centres in the world. With your donation, we will create grants for students from Least Developed Countries to study economics at postgraduate level for a year at Sussex.

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