Economics (Research) University of Bath


The MPhil/PhD programme provides an opportunity to undertake original research into a wide variety of areas; the department has a strong international research reputation, covering all mainstream fields of economics; the department has a lively PhD community, and both team and individual research; the emphasis is on involving PhD students in departments areas of expertise, providing them with a strong environment in which to pursue their research, and encouraging and helping with publication; students are also encouraged to present their work both within the department and at international conferences.

  • Qualification

    Master of Philosophy - MPhil

  • Study mode


  • Location

    University of Bath

  • Start date

    October 2017

  • Duration

    2 years

Course details

Assessment method

Assessment includes thesis of 60,000 words for MPhil or 90,000 words for PhD.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements: A strong academic background in a field relevant to the proposed research: specifically, a 2.1 or higher Bachelor's degree (or equivalent). Applicants should also have, or expect to have by the beginning of the course a Master's degree (or equivalent) in economics or in a related area. A strong performance at the Master's level may compensate for a weaker one at the Bachelor’s level. Students may apply to 1 of the department’s Master's programmes prior to commencing a research degree. English Language requirements: IELTS 7.0 (with not less than 6.5 in each of the 4 components); PTE Academic of 69 with no less than 62 in any component.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £2,200 Year 1
International £7,600 Year 1
England £2,200 Year 1
Northern Ireland £2,200 Year 1
Scotland £2,200 Year 1
Wales £2,200 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

Full-time ESRC studentships and University of Bath stipends are available.

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