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Prospective students

The School of Economics and Finance brings understanding and excitement from the latest research into the teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. Students who join the School are welcomed into a warm and friendly learning environment.

The School offers both Economics and Finance undergraduate courses, postgraduate taught Masters courses, and doctoral study opportunities. Students at St Andrews are proud of the School's excellence and expertise.

Economics at St Andrews is ranked first in Scotland by the Complete University Guide 2020 and best in the UK by the Guardian University Guide 2020.

Graduates from the School are amongst the highest paid from all subjects among all UK universities according to The Telegraph. When ranked by median salary five years after graduating, the School's graduates place third in the UK.

Study Economics and Finance at St Andrews

Over the last 600 years, the University of St Andrews has established a reputation as one of the world’s leading research and teaching centres. Today, we offer a flexible degree structure based on your choice of subject specialism or research, creating an environment which nurtures inquisitive minds and a culture of shared learning.