The Economics research programme from the University of Leeds takes an interdisciplinary approach, with strong local, national and international partnerships. We work with other disciplines – business, social sciences, and STEM.
Research proposalsThe Economics Department within Leeds University Business School is interested in receiving proposals in the following areas of research:
- Work, labour and organisation
- Financialisation and globalisation
- Development and wellbeing
- Environment, infrastructure, innovation and the circular economy
- The macro economy and macroeconomic policy
Programme StructureExpertise of research area
- human wellbeing
Candidates should ideally have a first-class or at least a good upper second-class undergraduate degree.
Candidates should hold a British Masters degree (or equivalent degree from an overseas university) or an equivalent professional qualification:
- with a minimum average score of 60 percent (or equivalent); and
- in an appropriate academic discipline. Appropriate academic disciplines include those directly related to the subject specialisms of the Business School (accounting and finance, economics, international business, management, marketing and work and employment relations) or providing skill sets which are particularly relevant to the PhD research project (for example, social research methods, linguistics, mathematics, statistics, psychology, etc.)
Living costs for Leeds
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.