Leeds University Business School

University of Leeds

Economics

Throughout your PhD you will be considered a postgraduate researcher rather than a student and you will be an integral part of our research community. You will undertake research training and publish along the way. A Leeds University Business School PhD is a high quality doctorate and part of the ESRC-accredited White Rose Doctoral Training Centre. On completion you will have become an independent researcher, had the opportunity to acquire teaching skills and developed both intellectually and personally.

Entry requirements

Good Bachelor's degree (BA/BSc) or equivalent qualification for MA (Res) entry. Good British Master's (60 per cent or above) or equivalent qualification for PhD entry. For all research degree programmes a pass in an approved test in English is required for applicants whose 1st language is not English: IELTS 7.0 overall with 6.0 in each section, or TOEFL iBT: 100 overall with 21 in listening, 21 in reading, 23 in speaking, and 22 in writing.

Course modules

Areas of research: Nature and philosophy of social science research; econometrics.

Assessment methods

Assessment is varied, and is comprised of a combination of coursework, presentations and research reports.

Sponsorship information

There are a variety of scholarships available at School and University level for UK, EU and International students.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time GBP 3,975 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 3,975 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 12,750 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 3,975 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 3,975 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 3,975 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time GBP 1,988 per Year 1 (Scotland) 5 years
PhD Part-time GBP 1,988 per Year 1 (Wales) 5 years
PhD Part-time GBP 1,988 per Year 1 (EU) 5 years
PhD Part-time GBP 1,988 per Year 1 (England) 5 years
PhD Part-time GBP 6,375 per Year 1 (International) 5 years
PhD Part-time GBP 1,988 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 5 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
Leeds University Business School - Research Postgraduate
Telephone number: 
0113 343 4596