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MSc in Quantitative Economic History

Programme Code: TMQEH

Department: Economic History

For students starting this programme of study in 2020/21

Guidelines for interpreting programme regulations

Classification scheme for the award of a taught master's degree (four units)
Exam sub-board local rules

Students are required to attend EC400 Introductory Course in Mathematics and Statistics.

Students complete and are examined in courses to the value of four full units.

Please note that places are limited on some optional courses. Admission onto any particular course is not guaranteed and may be subject to timetabling constraints and/or students meeting specific prerequisite requirements.


Course number, title (unit value)

Introductory Course

EC400 Introductory Course in Mathematics and Statistics (0.0) #

Paper 1

EH401 Historical Analysis of Economic Change (0.5)

Paper 2

EH426M Quantitative Analysis in Economic History II (0.5) # and EH427 Topics in Quantitative Analysis in Economic History (0.5) #

Paper 3

EC411 Microeconomics (1.0) # or


EC413 Macroeconomics (1.0) #

Paper 4

EC402 Econometrics (1.0) #

Paper 5

EH472 Essay in Quantitative Economic History (0.5)

# means there may be prerequisites for this course. Please view the course guide for more information.

Students intending to apply for the MRes Quantitative Economic History would usually need to obtain a Merit overall and at least 65% in the dissertation.

Note for prospective students:
For changes to graduate course and programme information for the next academic session, please see the graduate summary page for prospective students. Changes to course and programme information for future academic sessions can be found on the graduate summary page for future students.