MPhil: Normally a first or upper second-class degree in Economics or a related subject.
PhD: A master’s degree in Economics or a related subject.
English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.
Months of entry
January, October, July, April
We invite applications from well-qualified candidates whose research interests correspond to our areas of research expertise focused around the following research groupings:
Macroeconomic Theory and Time Series Econometrics
Research interests: Central bank behaviour and optimal monetary policy design; macroeconomic policy, wages and unionisation; central bank disclosure policy; invariant and Lagrange Multiplier based unit root testing; Threshold Autoregressive and Momentum Threshold Autoregressive–based testing procedures; smooth transition unit root tests; modified unit root and cointegration tests; alternative estimation procedures.
Spatial Economics Research Centre
Research interests: Disparities in economic growth and prosperity in regional, city-region, local and individual neighbourhoods.
Transitional Economies and International Development
Research interests: Aid flows; labour markets, economic and political development; and privatisation.
Welsh Economy Labour Market Evaluation and Research Centre (WELMERC)
Research interests: population profiles, migration flows, skills and qualifications, inactivity, employment, earnings, GDP growth rates and business information, and the analysis of data sets.
Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods (WISERD)
Research interests: Quantitative analysis of large national data sets; training and capacity building; the production of new data either through in-house surveys or through the integration of existing data sets; spatial analysis of economic and social issues.
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
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- School of Management
- +44 (0)1792 295106