Applicants must normally hold, or be studying for, a master’s degree, but applicants with a first class honours degree without a master’s would be considered on an individual basis. Non-native English speakers will need a recent IELTS test with an overall score of at least 6.5 (with no individual component below 6.5). Please note we only accept the IELTS test.
Months of entry
January, October, July, April
The School of Management has a thriving community of doctoral students and provides a supportive and friendly environment in which to pursue PhD studies in economics research.
The economics department has research strengths in most areas of economics, particularly macro, micro, development and labour economics. Swansea’s research strengths are underpinned by specialised research centres and successful research grant applications.
Student participation at conferences and internal institutional arrangements helps to build a strong sense of being part of a dynamic group of young economists, which will contribute to the next generation of leading economists.
Information for international students
Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.
Fees and funding
You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Swansea University Postgraduate
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