Top 10 UK Universities for Economics 2021

Studying Economics in the UK will help students understand the financial factors that shape the world we live in and how they affect the rich and poor. Study is focussed on political, social and economic issues, while problem solving, data analysis and computing are amongst the core skills developed.

Read more: Economics subject guide

Economics graduates are in high demand, and starting salaries in the profession are higher than most other fields.

Top 10 UK Universities for Economics

Rank University Location
1 University of Oxford Oxford, England
2 University of Cambridge Cambridge, England
3 University of St Andrews St Andrews, Scotland
4 University of Strathclyde Glasgow, Scotland
5 University of Stirling Stirling, Scotland
6 University of Warwick Coventry, England
7 University of Leeds Leeds, England
8 University of East Anglia Norwich, England
9 University of Bristol Bristol, England
10 Durham University Durham, England

Source: 2021 Guardian University Guide rankings

Top Ten Universities

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