Taught course

Economic Research

University of Cambridge · Faculty of Economics

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK High II.i Honours Degree or its international equivalent. Applications are considered as they are received (rolling admissions), but borderline applications are put on 'hold' until all applications have been assessed. 'Hold' applications are assessed as a gathered field in April; applicants will be notified if their application is in the 'hold' category.

Months of entry


Course content

The MPhil in Economic Research is the first year of a 4-year route to a PhD and runs from mid-September to the end of August. The MPhil in Economic Research is the foundation year for the PhD programme and involves a thorough study of the core areas of economics and the requirement to explore one area in detail in order to begin the process of choosing a PhD research topic. However, please note that it is not necessary to have a detailed proposal for PhD research at the time of applying.

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Qualification and course duration


full time
11 months

Course contact details

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