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

    Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Llanbadarn Campus

  • Start date

    24 September 2018

  • Duration

    36 months

Course details


Assessment method

Thesis and viva voce examination

Entry requirements

The minimum basic entry requirement for a MPhil or PhD is normally a good Honours Degree or its equivalent in a subject relevant to the intended area of research.
Non-native English speakers are required to take a University recognised test of academic English language proficiency with required minimum proficiency levels equating to an IELTS score of 6.5 or a TOEFL score of 580 (paper based test) or 237 (computer based) with an essay rating of 5.0. Applicants who have successfully undertaken a Bachelors degree in a UK University are exempt from this requirement.

English language requirements

Programmes: Art; Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences; Education; History and Welsh History; Information Studies; Law (Taught LLM courses); Management and Business; Modern Languages; Welsh IELTS:6.5 with minimum 5.5 in each component TOEFL:93 with minimum component scores: Listening 17, Writing 17, Reading 18, Speaking 20. Pearson PTE: 62 with minimum scores of 51 in each component

English language requirement: Postgraduate Programmes (General)

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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