介绍课程的 录取背景要求，学校一般以英国学位等级来划分成绩。如果简单对应起来，可以认为2.1（二级甲等）学位对应中国211学校80分以上，非211学校85分以上。详细请查看 英国学位等级与升学的关系
Students intending to enter this course should have a good first (i.e. Bachelor's) degree performance (e.g. good upper second class honours degree from good UK university, GPA of 3.6 or higher, from good US university; course average of 85% or higher from good PR China university), and their degree background should include significant studies in Economics, including Macroeconomics (or cognate areas like Business Studies, Commerce or Accounting), with some quantitative/ statistical content. Practitioner experience in the financial community can be of advantage, but is not strictly necessary.
Good linguistic skills in English are expected (e.g. IELTS 7; or IELTS 6.5, plus four week pre-sessional English training in St Andrews). http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/elt/entry/