Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast


Research areas include: economics of networks and institutions: institutional and relational economics; social networks; strategic formation of coalitions and networks; economic history: banking crises; crime and conflict; political economy; methodology and history of economics. Empirical economics and econometrics: behavioural and experimental economics; economics of education; financial econometrics; labour economics and economics of social policy; panel data. Development economics and economic growth: Demography and economic growth; entrepreneurship; long-run development.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent; a diploma or equivalent qualification may be considered; applicants whose 1st language is not English are required to have either obtained their degree in a majority English speaking country or to have achieved a suitable IELTS (score of 7.0 overall with at least 5.5 in each individual component) or TOEFL qualification.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 3,466 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MPhil Full-time £ 10,730 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PhD Full-time £ 3,466 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 10,730 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
MPhil Part-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen's University Belfast Belfast BT7 1NN Northern Ireland

Key information

The Research Secretary, Queen's University Management School
Telephone number: 
028 9097 5473