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Study mode

Full time

Duration

5 years

Start date

AUG

Key information
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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Economics

Course type

Research

Course Summary

This programme offers you the chance to undertake a substantial piece of work that is worthy of publication and which makes an original contribution to the field of economics. You will begin on the MRes degree, and will need to meet certain requirements to progress to the PhD.

The Department of Economics pioneered the development of systematic research training in economics in Britain and our MRes/PhD Economics aims for the highest international standard of achievement and professional competence. The programme offers structured research training and supervision by faculty prominent in their fields. It begins with two years of rigorous coursework, equipping you with the theoretical knowledge and analytical techniques necessary to proceed to the research component of the programme.

Modules

Covers topics in advanced macroeconomics with emphasis on fundamentals and applications to recent theoretical advances.
Introductory Mathematics and Statistics
Thesis

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

4,612

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

20,928

Entry requirements

An upper second class honours (2:1) degree (or equivalent) in any field. Some preparation in economics, a strong mathematics background and evidence of research potential are essential. The goal of the MRes/PhD Economics is to train first class researchers. We will use all available information to assess research potential.