Taught course

Economics PhD

Institution
University of Southampton · Faculty of Social Sciences
Qualifications
PhD by taughtPhD with integrated study

Entry requirements

A good honours degree in relevant subject; other interests and achievements considered plus satisfactory performance at interview.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This is a four-year programme. In the first year, students entering the Integrated PhD programme are required to complete the taught elements of our MSc Economics programme. Progression onto the research element of the programme is determined by satisfactory completion of these taught elements. The Integrated PhD offers a structured PhD pathway that includes a wide choice of formal instruction, coupled with an extensive range of specialist research topics across the breadth of the subject. There is a progression from an initial emphasis on instructional modules towards full-time research, supported by high-quality supervision. The course is particularly suitable for overseas students seeking to convert from other scientific disciplines, and those who are awarded four-year scholarships through their government or other sources.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you'll need an IELTS minimum level of 6.5 with a 6.0 in writing, reading, speaking and listening.

Your awarded certificate needs to be dated within the last 2 years.

If you need further English language tuition before starting your degree, you can apply for one of our pre-sessional English language courses.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,596
International students
£18,000

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD by taught
    full time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PhD with integrated study
    full time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

This is a four year programme. In the first year, students entering the Integrated PhD programme are required to complete the taught elements of our MSc Economics programme. Progression onto the research element of the programme is determined by satisfactory completion of these taught elements. The Integrated PhD offers a structured PhD pathway that includes a wide choice of formal instruction, coupled with an extensive range of specialist research topics across the breadth of the subject. There is a progression from an initial emphasis on instructional modules towards full-time research, supported by high-quality supervision. The course is particularly suitable for overseas students seeking to convert from other scientific disciplines, and also those who are awarded four-year scholarships through their government or other sources.

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
enquiry@southampton.ac.uk