The School of Economics proudly combines a reputation for internationally renowned research and unparalleled academic support to its students. Always pursuing a research-inspired approach, we are committed to offering an outstanding academic experience that provides a platform to fully explore the influence of economic analysis. We achieve strong results in teaching and research league tables, consistently accomplishing a top ten result in both. Our focus is not only on stimulating and nurturing the intellect, but also developing individual employability from the outset. We offer more than just an educational experience: Economics at UEA is a gateway to possibility.

The Schools of Study at UEA teach thousands of undergraduate and postgraduate students each year across the four faculties of our campus in Norwich.

We’re looking forward to welcoming you to Economics.

If you haven’t already, check out our School pages on the UEA website.

In the meantime, don’t forget to Register Online to get access to your timetable once it becomes available, and log in to Blackboard our virtual learning environment.

Once you have registered online you will also need to attend a registration event (unless you are an undergraduate home student living in UEA accommodation, since you are registered automatically when you pick up your room keys)


    Welcome to our School of Economics at UEA. I appreciate that the decision to start your university career in the current climate of uncertainty will have been difficult and I want to reassure you that we are doing all that we can to ensure that you benefit from a full university experience. I hope very much that you will enjoy your studies at the University of East Anglia and take every opportunity to further your knowledge and advance your future career. 

    You are joining one of the top-ranked economics departments in the UK: 

    • Top 10 for Economics in the UK (Guardian League Table, 2020) 
    • Top 10 for Research Outputs in Economics and Econometrics (Research Excellence Framework, REF 2014) 
    • Top 10 for Overall Student Satisfaction in Economics (National Student Survey, NSS 2020) 

    Within the School, we enjoy a wonderful sense of community and we offer a friendly, diverse environment, which we hope will be the perfect setting for you to achieve your goals, whatever they may be. 

    I look forward to meeting you at the virtual Head of School Welcome as well as in person in the future and, on behalf of the School of Economics I would like to take this opportunity of wishing you a stimulating and successful stay at UEA. 


    Yours sincerely 

    Dr Emiliya Lazarova                        

    Head of the School of Economics

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