Research course

Economics

Institution
University of Cambridge · Faculty of Economics
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

First-class degree or equivalent. Masters degree in Economics of ESRC RT standard passed with high marks.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Faculty has one of the largest groups of research-active economists in UK, covering wide range of leading research programmes. Entry requirements high and must be supported by excellent references. Competition for both research and taught course entry keen. 1st year of PhD contains compulsory coursework, submission of a substantial dissertation, attendance at seminars and workshops.

Department specialisms

Economic Theory; Econometrics; Economic Development; Macroeconomics; Labour; Finance; Industrial Economics; Economic History; Corporate Finance and Accounting; Economic Philosophy; History of Economic Thought.

Information for international students

A high proportion of international students admitted each year. GRE general test scores required for all non-UK degree holders.

Fees and funding

University scholarship schemes (international students only) ESRC awards (UK and EU students).

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Graduate Admissions Office
Email
econgrad.admit@econ.cam.ac.uk
Phone
01223 331783
Fax
01223 335475