Our Economics graduates are sought after by top employers in business, government, education, and private consulting. Aberdeen is known as the oil and gas capital of Europe, which brings contact with multinational energy companies and graduate opportunities. However you'll have opportunities widely across industry. Recent Aberdeen graduates are progressing their careers with the World Bank, European Central Bank, Deloitte & Touche, Deutsche Bank, Ernst & Young, KPMG and as finance professionals with Morgan Stanley, Scottish Life and Royal Bank of Scotland.
You’ll enjoy our warm Aberdeen welcome and our friendly and vibrant international community, small classes with plenty of individual attention, close links with employers and real-life scenarios to work on, and a beautiful campus with great facilities for learning, sports and leisure, and opportunities to develop personally as well as professionally, and broaden your horizons through study abroad.
Studying Economics at Aberdeen will give you a wide variety of career choices. Known for being the oil and gas capital of Europe, there are many graduate opportunities in Aberdeen and the North East for you to start your career in the oil and gas field. Our diverse programme also offers opportunities in a range of other industries. Some of our recent graduates have gone on to work as economists with the World Bank and the Institute for International Economics; as accountants with companies such as Ernst & Young and as finance professionals with Morgan Stanley, Scottish Life and Royal Bank of Scotland.