Keele University

Keele University


The Centre for Economic Research undertakes empirical and theoretical research in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and in public, financial and monetary economics. Subject areas include: economics of ageing and retirement; financial crises, public debt, and fiscal policy; nonlinear econometric models of monetary policy; stability of banking systems and financial markets.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in a relevant subject with a first or 2.1 classification; exceptionally we may be able to consider applications from people without degrees who have professional qualifications and several years professional experience; some research institutes may require applicants to have a relevant Master�s degree before they will consider an application for doctoral study; English Language at IELTS level 6.5.

Course modules

Applications are welcomed in the following areas: Empirical finance; applied economics and econometrics; economics of ageing and retirement (includes actuarial research).


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 3,996 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Keele Campus Keele ST5 5BG West Midlands

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