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Entry requirements

Applicants for PhD must normally hold an undergraduate degree at 2.1 level and a master’s degree with a minimum overall grade at ‘Merit’ (or Non-UK equivalent as defined by Swansea University). Applicants for MPhil must hold an undergraduate degree at 2.1 level in a related subject. 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, April, July, October

Course content

If you want to contribute to the field of economics through original and progressive research, the Economics PhD/MPhil is for you.

The School of Management is home to world-class economic research, particularly in the areas of macro, micro, development and labour economics.

The School’s research strengths are underpinned by specialised research centres and successful research grant applications.

As an Economics PhD/MPhil student, you will have the freedom to produce a piece of research within your specific area of interest. Be it decision theory, econometric analysis, experimental economics or public economics; our body of critically acclaimed academics can help you produce the best possible piece of research.

On completion of the course, you will be at a significant advantage ahead of beginning your career in industry or academia.

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, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Swansea University Postgraduate
Email
study@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 295358