University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham


The school is interested in the following research areas: Econometrics; economic theory; money, macroeconomics and finance; political economy and economic policy; trade, energy and environment.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree and a Master's degree with at least UK Merit level in economics or a related subject with relevant mathematical and statistical techniques; English language requirements may apply for international applicants.

Course modules

Components of the course include research methods in economics, a literature survey, a detailed research proposal, plus a thesis.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 4,110 per Academic year (home fees) 4 years
PhD Full-time £ 13,680 per Academic year (overseas fees) 4 years
PhD Part-time £ 2,055 per Academic year (home fees) 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
0121 414 5488