Ph.D. On Campus

Economics and Finance

Queen Mary University of London

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The breadth and depth of the expertise of the faculty in the Economics and Finance programme of the Queen Mary University of London offers supervision in all major areas of economics and finance.


The School has more than 40 research-active faculty working in a wide range of research areas, including macroeconomics, microeconomic theory and game theory, applied microeconomics, econometric theory, time series analysis, theoretical and empirical finance, and financial econometrics.

Recent faculty research has appeared in leading economics and finance journals, including Econometrica, the American Economic Review, the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Political Economy, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Econometrics, and the Journal of Finance. Individual members of staff also have active collaborations with various governmental and non-governmental agencies, including the UK Treasury, the Bank of England, the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, OECD, and ILO.


Excellent career opportunities are open to the graduates of the Economics and Finance programme of the Queen Mary University of London. Recent placements include lectureships or postdoc research positions at the universities of Cambridge, York, Leicester, Aarhus, Vienna and Sao Paulo, as well as the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). Our graduates are also typically hired by central banks: recent placements include the Bank of England, the Bank of France, the Bank of Italy, and the Central Bank of Uruguay.

Programme Structure

  • For more information, please visit the programme page.

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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General requirements

  • Applicants who already hold an MRes/MPhil degree in Economics or Finance may apply to the PhD programme directly with support of a supervisor in the relevant research group.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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