To be accepted onto the PhD programme you will need a Distinction or near Distinction at masters level in economics and, if applicable, be able to meet the minimum English language requirements.
For the PhD programme, it is essential that you have thorough grounding in the concepts and approaches necessary for research at this level.
For this reason, you should have:
We also expect a research proposal in an area where we can provide appropriate supervision.
If you do not have a MSc, or you have a MSc in another subject such as business or finance, you will not normally be admitted directly to the PhD programme.
We recommend that you consider applying to our MSc programmes:
Our MSc programme does not guarantee progression onto the PhD programme. We expect the same level of academic achievement from our MSc graduates as we do from those applying directly from other universities.
If English is not your first language, you will need to meet the minimum English language requirements as outlined by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
You will also need to provide documentation of your English language qualifications but you do not have to do this when submitting your application. We will request this when we decide to make you an offer.
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences provides guidelines on how your certificates and scores are verified.
This article was published on Nov 15, 2012