University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Economics

Students are encouraged to present their work at international conferences as well as at the department's extensive programme of workshops and seminars and funding is available to support this; recent topics of study include: growth dynamics (an empirical investigation of output growth using international data); speculation and inefficiency on financial markets (simulation and empirical analysis); macroeconomic performance and monetary policy (an econometric analysis of business survey data in the European community); an econometric analysis of economic reform in Turkey; portfolio allocation problems and quantity constraints (an analysis of the Warsaw Stock Exchange); finance, growth and volatility.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent and a good grade in a recognised Master's degree course; the application should include an outline of a general field of research interest.

Course modules

The course offer PhD supervision in areas that are compatible with the research interest of staff; a (non-exhaustive) sample of research areas include: game theory; mechanism design; behavioural economics; industrial organisation; growth theory; public economics; labour economics; political economy; economics of migration; health economics.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,105 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leicester Leicester LE1 7RH East Midlands

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