University of Surrey

University of Surrey


The Department is able to offer supervision in most areas of economics; areas of particular strength are: Energy economics; health economics; applied microeconometrics; the economics of regulation; international finance; macroeconomics.

Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to hold an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline, normally with a 1st Class Honours (or equivalent). We do not require a Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) score but it is recommended that applicants take the GRE exam; it will greatly strengthen an application. A minimum of 2 letters of recommendation should be provided with your application.To be considered for a scholarship, the deadline for applications is 15 March 2015. Non-native speakers of English will normally require IELTS 7.0 or above with a minimum of 6.5 in each component (or equivalent).

Course modules

In the 1st year students must take training units: Advanced Econometrics 1 and 2; advanced macroeconomics 1 and 2; advanced microeconomics 1 and 2. In the 2nd year students must take advanced topic courses: Research proposal 1 and 2; introduction to research 1 and 2; specialisation units.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 13,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 33 months
PhD Full-time £ 4,050 per Academic year (home fees) 33 months
PhD Full-time £ 4,050 per Academic year (EU fees) 33 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Surrey Guildford GU2 7XH South East

Key information

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