Economics (Research) University of Aberdeen

The Department of Economics has a well-established tradition of research in applied economics, particularly in the areas of labour economics, international economics, industrial organisation, and energy economics. There are also research interests in macroeconomics, the economics of health and wellbeing, and experimental economics.

  • Qualification

    Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

  • Study mode


  • Location

    King's Campus

  • Duration

    72 months

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Course details


Areas of research include: Rural and regional economics; macroeconomics and finance; institutional economics; economic history; business economics. Major research activities include: Labour economics; economics of energy and natural resources; experimental economics; regional and rural development; effects of devolution within the UK.

Entry requirements

Applicants are recommended to have a Master's degree, and Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in economics. A full research proposal should also be submitted when making an application.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

The part-time fee rate for research postgraduate programmes is 50% of the relevant full-time fee rate.

Sponsorship information

There are various sources of funding to support you during your period of study. We have a number of scholarships and bursaries available to our students, and external sources of funding available.

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