Entry requirements

First Class undergraduate degree (or equivalent) and/or MSc with distinction, as well as GRE General Test quantitative section scores of 800/166.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The two-year MRes programme will equip you with advanced skills in the core areas of Economics and is excellent preparation for a research career. You will study core modules in advanced Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Econometrics in the first year along with a core module in The Practice of Economic Research.

In your second year you will specialise with a choice of two field modules and the completion of a dissertation (of up to 20,000 words). If you achieve the required progression criteria, you can progress to PhD Economics. Direct entry to the PhD is permitted. However, you must have completed an equivalent MRes to that offered at Warwick or another top institution.

Departmental Scholarships are available for the best students on the MRes.

Areas for PhD supervision

We have active research groups in: Applied Economics; Economic History; Development Economics; Economic Theory; Econometrics; Education; Industrial Economics; International Economics; Labour Economics; Macroeconomics; Political Economy; and Public Economics.

Department specialisms

Applied Economics; Economic History; Development Economics; Economic Theory; Econometrics; Education; Industrial Economics; International Economics; Labour Economics; Macroeconomics; Political Economy; and Public Economics.

Information for international students

English Language requirement: IELTS 7.0, Band B. For more guidance on English language requirements please visit this page.

Fees and funding

UK students
Year 1: £22,970. Year 2: £4,270.

For more information on funding please visit our Postgraduate fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    part time
    48-84 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    24-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PhD
    full time
    24-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    48-84 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    The first two years of the MRes/PhD is an advanced taught component of the degree, with examined courses. Upon satisfactory completion of the MRes, students go onto undertake their independent PhD research.

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgadmissions2@warwick.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)24 7652 4585