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.
Welcome to the School of Economics at UEA. 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 2019)
Please take time to look at the New Student website as you will find important information about the University and School of Economics and your induction. Further information you will need for your studies will be provided when you arrive.
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 Head of School Welcome 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.
Dr Emiliya Lazarova
Head of the School of Economics
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