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Economics at Heriot-Watt focuses on key current issues, such as energy and the environment, which reflects our expertise in econometrics, development, macro and monetary economics.

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We have designed our programmes in the subject to help you access a range of professions and managerial careers.

Heriot-Watt is one of eight universities participating in the Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics (SGPE), a collaborative MSc programme that provides a thorough grounding in modern economic analysis and the option of three years of further study towards a PhD at any of the participating SGPE universities.

Our programmes are underpinned by our leading research expertise in key areas of economics:

We are also part of the Scottish Institute for Research in Economics (SIRE) which is focused on the provision of excellence in teaching, research, and knowledge exchange.

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