|Qualification type:||Integrated Masters / Doctorate|
|Funding for:||UK Students, EU Students|
|Funding amount:||Not specified|
|Placed on:||8th February 2017|
|Closes:||28th February 2017|
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Have you considered postgraduate research at one of the top Economics departments in the UK?
“Our objective is to produce doctoral students able to pursue careers at the highest level in academia, government agencies or consultancies.”
Sharun Mukland, Director of Economics MRes
Our comprehensive two plus four year programme will provide you with a thorough understanding of research techniques and in-depth appreciation of principal areas of concern for researchers in economics.
Many students offered a place on the MRes are offered financial support consisting of a fee waiver and a maintenance award.
Duration: 2 years full time
PhD: further 4 years full time
Start date: 18 September 2017
Two year MRes
Based on advanced courses in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Econometrics, along with a fourth core module ‘The Practice of Economic Research’.
You will take two optional courses and complete the MRes dissertation.
Progression to four-year PhD
If you pass the MRes at a sufficiently high level of performance; 65% average in years one and two, and a mark of 65% for the dissertation, you will then be eligible to proceed to the four-year PhD programme.
Our PhD will allow you to develop as a researcher and to make your own mark not only in academia, but also in the public and private sectors, in all fields where excellent research and analysis
Job market advantage
We offer tailored job market support for our PhD students. This includes a regular series of seminar workshops where you have the opportunity to present your job market paper and to receive feedback from our placement team, members of faculty and other PhD students.
Applications close on 28 February 2017
Please note that there is a standard application fee for postgraduate taught courses.