Taught course

Economics

Institution
University of Cambridge · Faculty of Economics
Qualifications
MPhilPGDip

Entry requirements

First-class degree plus outstanding references. Minimum 90% quantitative GRE score for non-UK degree holders. Econometrics training equivalent of 2nd-year BA (for MPhil) plus good mathematical background.

Months of entry

September, October

Course content

MPhil: Compulsory preparatory courses in Mathematics and Statistics and core courses in Microeconomics; Macroeconomics; and Econometrics. Options include Advanced Economic Theory; Advanced Econometrics; Public Policy; Development Economics; Economics of Institutions; Philosophical Issues; Industrial and Financial Economics; Theory of Finance; Financial Organisation. PGDip: Intensive 1-year conversion.

Information for international students

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

MPhil

full time
11 months

PGDip

full time
9 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations66
Written coursework / continuous assessment22
Dissertation12 (10000 words)

Course contact details

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