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6th in UK: Complete University Guide [Economics]

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UK top 25: Guardian University Guide [Economics]

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UK top 10: Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide [Economics]

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World top 50: QS World University Rankings [Development Studies]

Economics at Glasgow continues a distinguished record that dates back to Adam Smith, who was a Professor at the University in the 18th century and is widely renowned as the father of modern economics.

Today we have international expertise in:

  • macroeconomics
  • financial economics
  • development economics
  • international finance
  • econometrics
  • microeconomics

Staff research directly informs our teaching, which means that if you study with us, you can benefit from up-to-date degree programmes that touch on the key theoretical and policy issues of the day.

Teaching Centres

Postgraduate taught programmes at the Adam Smith Business School are offered by two teaching centres