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Best Universities in United Kingdom for Economics Degree by Times Higher Education Ranking

Check best universities & colleges for Economics, degree in United Kingdom ranked by Times Higher Education

Different agencies use different metrics to evaluate universities around the world, however the most common factors are : a) Academic achievements b) Employability c) Educational process d) Research facilities e) International outlook as to number of international students and faculty f) Citation by each faculty g) Student Faculty ratio etc.

Subject ranking is updated every year for top universities in United Kingdom by Times Higher Education. Many ranking indicators such as Global Research Reputation, Regional Research Reputation, Subject Publications, Subject Books, International Collaboration & Total Citations Data is used to compute subject ranking.

Economics

Economics subject is sub-category of Social science involved in the studies of production, distribution, consumption, demand and supply of goods and services. Economic studies are useful in the area of public policies and finance. A degree in economics deals with studying trends, growth, economic impact of policies, labor market, industry trends etc. Economists work on gathering the information, organizing it and interpreting it using the mathematical and statistical formulas. Their work predicts the impact of economic decisions on investments, policy matter, industrial trends, even climate change and lot more. 

Various Major under Economics

There are two major sub-sect of economics, Micro Economics, which studies the behaviors, interaction and impact of individual agents like household, companies, buyers and sellers whereas the Macro Economics studies the trends, impacts at a larger scale and geography looking at issues like inflation, deflation,  unemployment, labor market impacts, economic growth, monetary and fiscal policy impacts etc. 

Further expertise can be obtained in the areas of Labor Economics, Industrial Economics, Urban Economics, Financial Economics, International Economics, Business Economics and much more. 

Career Opportunities for Economic Graduates

Multiple opportunities exist for Economic Graduates in public sector, public finance and private sector. Some of the careers you can choose after completion of economic degrees are 1) Business Analyst 2) Economist 3) Actuary 4) Market Analyst 5) Tax Manager 6) Economic Consultant 7) Credit Analyst 8) Financial Analyst 9) Statistician 10) Financial Advisor 11) Budgeting Head 12) Data Scientists and many more.

Below is a list of top universities in United Kingdom for studying Economics sorted by Times Higher Education

University of Oxford

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

3
Times Higher Education
14
US News
9
QS
15
Shanghai
3
Guardian
4
Times Higher Education
17
US News
10
QS
14
Shanghai
2
Guardian
6
Times Higher Education
7
US News
5
QS
9
Shanghai
26
Guardian
21
Times Higher Education
44
US News
17
QS
18
Shanghai
35
Guardian
University of Warwick

University of Warwick

United Kingdom

26
Times Higher Education
25
US News
25
QS
32
Shanghai
17
Guardian
37
Times Higher Education
38
US News
51-100
QS
76-100
Shanghai
49
Guardian
55
Times Higher Education
104
US News
51-100
QS
76-100
Shanghai
23
Guardian
University of Sussex

University of Sussex

United Kingdom

72
Times Higher Education
111
US News
101-150
QS
76-100
Shanghai
50
Guardian
University of Surrey

University of Surrey

United Kingdom

83
Times Higher Education
200
US News
201-250
QS
151-200
Shanghai
44
Guardian
University of Leeds

University of Leeds

United Kingdom

91
Times Higher Education
73
US News
151-200
QS
76-100
Shanghai
5
Guardian
Lancaster University

Lancaster University

United Kingdom

101-125
Times Higher Education
65
US News
151-200
QS
201-300
Shanghai
20
Guardian
101-125
Times Higher Education
71
US News
151-200
QS
151-200
Shanghai
68
Guardian
101-125
Times Higher Education
-
US News
151-200
QS
151-200
Shanghai
1
Guardian
101-125
Times Higher Education
85
US News
51-100
QS
101-150
Shanghai
11
Guardian
University of Essex

University of Essex

United Kingdom

101-125
Times Higher Education
168
US News
101-150
QS
101-150
Shanghai
12
Guardian
Aston University

Aston University

United Kingdom

101-125
Times Higher Education
125
US News
301-350
QS
401-500
Shanghai
17
Guardian
Cardiff University

Cardiff University

United Kingdom

101-125
Times Higher Education
145
US News
251-300
QS
201-300
Shanghai
69
Guardian
University of Exeter

University of Exeter

United Kingdom

126-150
Times Higher Education
184
US News
151-200
QS
201-300
Shanghai
32
Guardian
University of York

University of York

United Kingdom

126-150
Times Higher Education
185
US News
101-150
QS
76-100
Shanghai
-
Guardian
Kings College London

Kings College London

United Kingdom

126-150
Times Higher Education
210
US News
-
QS
151-200
Shanghai
10
Guardian
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