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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.


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


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Essential information


Full-time: 2 years

Entry requirements

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

English Language requirements

Band B

Department of study


Location of study

University of Warwick

Course fees

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

Find out more about fees and funding.


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Application information


This information is applicable for 2018 entry.