The School of Economics is a lively, friendly, research-oriented department, committed to excellence in research and teaching.
We have been ranked among the top six UK Economics departments in the 2009 CHE Excellence Group in terms of number of outstanding research performance indicators. We invest in our PhD students and have scholarships to offer to outstanding home and overseas students.
The research degrees offered by the School of Economics are:
Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
The MPhil has a 24 month registration period and requires a thesis not exceeding 60,000 words. Students often progress from the MPhil to a PhD in Economics.
The normal PhD registration period is between 36 months and 60 months and requires a thesis not exceeding 80,000 words.