University of Manchester

University of Manchester


The course is primarily research-led teaching, with particular strengths in economic theory, macroeconomics and econometrics, which support strong applied work in labour economics and environmental economics; research is organised principally through the 4 research groups: Economic theory; macroeconomics; development economics; econometrics and applied economics.

Entry requirements

A Master's degree or overseas equivalent in economicsor related subject with a minimum overall average of 60%, including a dissertation mark of 60 per cent or above; IELTS: overall 7, writing score 7 TOEFL: overall 623, TWE 5 (PBT) TOEFL: Overall 263, TWE 5 (CBT).

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 3,828 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PhD Full-time £ 12,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PhD Part-time - 72 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

Key information

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