PhD Economics / Overview
Year of entry: 2024
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- Degree awarded
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
- 4 to 5 years depending on point of entry
- Entry requirements
Streams : The 1+3 stream consists one year of PhD level teaching followed by 3 years of research. The 1+1+3 stream consists of one year of MSc teaching followed by the 1+3 stream.
High level of performance: Achieving an average of 65% in coursework with no unit marks below 55% for both UG and PG degrees as well as 65% mark for dissertation. Normally, offer holders tend to achieve much higher standards than this.
Degree Requirement : Economics degree training should be equivalent to the training given at the University of Manchester. Applicants with degree in quantitative fields other than economics will be considered on a case by case basis. We will not normally consider applicants whose previous studies have been in non-quantitative fields. Our criteria are:
- 1+1+3 Stream: High level performance in degree equivalent to BSc or MA in Economics from the University of Manchester.
- 1+3 Stream: High level performance in degree equivalent to the training in the MSc phase of our PhD programme.
- How to apply
Please ensure you include all required supporting documents at the time of submission, as incomplete applications may not be considered.
If you would like to be considered for University of Manchester funding, we reccomend you apply as early as possible. If you are applying for or have secured external funding (for example, from an employer or government) or are self-funding, you must submit your application before the below deadlines to be considered. You will not be able to apply after these dates have passed.
- For September 2024 entry: 30 June 2024
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- Join a vibrant and active research hub, with weekly seminars in macroeconomics, economic theory and applied economics.
- Benefit from staff with expertise across all areas of economics.
- We host prestigious events such as the Annual Conferences of the Royal Economic Society and the Summer Meeting of the European Economic Society and the Econometric Society.
Fees for entry in 2024 have not yet been set. For reference, the fees for the academic year beginning September 2023 were as follows:
UK students (per annum): £4,712
International, including EU, students (per annum): £21,000
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
There are a range of scholarships, studentships and awards available to support both UK and overseas postgraduate researchers, details of which can be found via the links below.
To apply University of Manchester funding, you must indicate in your application the competitions for which you wish to be considered .
All external funding competitions have a specified deadline for submitting your funding application and a separate (earlier) deadline for submitting the online programme application form, both of which will be stated in the funding competition details below.
- ESRC North West Social Science DTP (NWSSDTP) PhD Studentships 2024 Entry (TBC)
- School of Social Sciences Economics PhD Studentships 2024 Entry
- China Scholarship Council - The University of Manchester (CSC-UoM) Joint Scholarship Programme 2024 Entry (TBC)
- Trudeau Doctoral Scholarships 2024 Entry
- PhD Studentship with the Stuart Hall Foundation (Social Sciences) 2024 Entry
- Commonwealth PhD Scholarships (High Income Countries)
- Humanities Doctoral Academy Humanitarian Scholarship 2024 Entry
- Commonwealth PhD Scholarships (Least Developed Countries and Fragile States)
- School of Social Sciences
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- Humanities Doctoral Academy Admissions
- +44 (0)161 275 1200
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