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Economics - MRes leading to PhD (Full-Time, 2018 Entry)

Our comprehensive 2+4 MRes/PhD research programme provides exceptionally high quality training in advanced Economics.

We aim to provide students with professional training in modern economics; as well as knowledge, this includes tools and techniques of analysis, and opportunities to apply this in extended research.

Core Modules: 

  • MRes Dissertation
  • Advanced Microeconomic Theory
  • Advanced Macroeconomic Analysis
  • Advanced Econometric Theory
  • The Practice of Economics Research


Optional Modules:
This programme has optional modules to choose from to allow you to achieve the required credits to successfully complete the award. At a research led institution, optional module lists are subject to change each year to keep the student learning experience current and up-to-date. For the optional modules available in this department please visit the department website.

* The modules mentioned above may be subject to change. Please read our terms and conditions for more detailed information.

Teaching:

You will be taught by leading academics in the major fields of Economics. Teaching consists of lectures and seminars. You will have 9 hours of lectures per week in year one and 4-5 hours of seminars. In year two, teaching is mainly on a seminar basis (6 hours per week) and you will be heavily involved in developing your own research ideas for your dissertation.

Assessment:

Assessment is a mixture of class tests, exams, presentations and referee reports.

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Essential information

Duration

Full-time: 2 years

Entry requirements

First Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in a related subject

English Language requirements

Band B

Department of study

Economics

Location of study

University of Warwick

Course fees

Full-time:
£22,970 in year one, then £4,270 in year two subject to RCUK confirmation.

Find out more about fees and funding.

 

Department website

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Application information

 

This information is applicable for 2018 entry.