Economics (Research) Aberystwyth University


Awarded by: Aberystwyth University (Prifysgol Aberystwyth)

At the Aberystwyth Business School, we attract professionals from around the world who aspire to the challenges of the global business community. Our dynamic learning environment is structured to support your professional development. Our curriculum draws on the expertise of professionals throughout business and industry.

Aberystwyth Business School has a growing and thriving body of research students. We’re always pleased to welcome new applications for research study and welcome research proposals relating to Accounting, Business/Management, Economics, Finance, Tourism Management and Marketing since these represent significant areas of our research expertise.

  • Qualification

    Master of Philosophy - MPhil

  • Study mode

    Full-time (intensive)

  • Location

    Llanbadarn Campus

  • Start date

    24 September 2018

  • Duration

    12 months

Course details


40 credits of research training

Assessment method

Thesis and viva voce examination

Entry requirements

At the Aberystwyth Business School we’re committed to attracting talented scholars at all levels to contribute to the academic vitality and research profile of the school.

We welcome research proposals relating to Accounting, Finance, Economics, Marketing and Enterprise since these represent significant areas of our research expertise.

Furthermore, our Masters programmes in Finance have been especially designed to offer a research training option, to prepare students for progression onto a PhD.

You will need:
•A minimum of at least an upper second class honours degree
•Either a relevant Masters degree or a commitment to study advanced study modules within your chosen discipline
•Research experience or a commitment to study the Research Training modules

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £4,260 Year 1
EU £4,260 Year 1
International £14,500 Year 1
England £4,260 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4,260 Year 1
Scotland £4,260 Year 1
Wales £4,260 Year 1

Additional fee information

N.B. Above fees for full-time study in 2018-2019 only. If the course is studied on a part-time basis, the tuition fees are roughly half of the full-time fee but the second year of the course will be subject to a slight increase in-line with the fees for that academic session. Similarly if the course is inturrupted for any reason.

Sponsorship information

Please see our Funding & Scholarship Calculator: See also for the AberDoc PhD Scholarship competition

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