Department of Economics. Practical economics, real insights.

With research that's both relevant and academically rigorous, we're a department making a real impact in academia and the wider world. With teaching that stimulates and inspires, and a superb record of student satisfaction, we're one of the UK's best places to study economics.

Image of icons and text REF 2014Over 60% of our research is internationally excellent or world-leading

We're a world-leading department for economics. The 2014 Research Excellence Framework assessed that 61% of our research was either internationally excellent or world-leading.       

Our research excellence

Undergraduate courses

Sheffield economics undergraduatesStudy with us and become a critical independent thinker with a focus on practical economics. If you learn from the best, you could become the best.

Undergraduate degrees in economics

Postgraduate degrees

Postgraduate economics studentsExplore our range of masters courses and choose the one that's right for your career plans. Or take a step further into economics and work towards your PhD at Sheffield.

Masters degrees in economics
Postgraduate research options

Our people and our research

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Meet the staff
Our research work

News and events

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News and events