Research course

Economic Worlds

University of Nottingham · School of Economics

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent); previous training in geography or a related discipline and/or completion of a relevant masters degree would be desirable.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

The Economic Worlds research theme is an internationally recognised research cluster within the school. Through its vibrant and dynamic research culture, research undertaken within the theme has advanced analysis of economic phenomena in contemporary globalization in economic geography and the wider social sciences.

The theme has an excellent track record of obtaining external research grants and doctoral and CASE studentships from sources including the Economic and Social Research Council, The British Academy, and The Leverhulme Trust.

Research is characterized by the development of innovative theoretical approaches to the economic that are attuned to the cultural, political and social dimensions of economic life. This is coupled with a strong commitment to rigorous empirical research using a range of methodologies.

This research agenda is shaped through four related themes:

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the School of Geography web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Graduate Admissions
+44 (0)115 951 5575