The Economics programme at Queen's University Belfast has a particular interest in game theory and economic history. Aside from gaining close research advice and direction from their supervisors and other academics in the group, research students benefit from attending courses and tailor-made reading groups to complete their background preparation in economics.
Queen's Management School prides itself on research-led teaching and offers its research students experience as teaching assistants in a variety of undergraduate courses. Students regularly attend the School's various seminar series, which attract leading academics from around the world. Students also present their work at these events, gaining invaluable advice and preparation for the academic job market.
Registration is on a full-time or part-time basis, under the direction of a supervisory team appointed by the University. You will be expected to submit your thesis at the end of three years of full-time registration for PhD, or two years for MPhil (or part-time equivalent).
The School has a proven track-record of placing its PhD graduates in tenure-track research and teaching posts at top universities in the UK and elsewhere.
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- Institutional and relational economics
- Social networks
- Strategic formation of coalitions and networks
- Banking crises
- Crime and conflict
- Political economy
- Methodology and history of economics
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DisciplinesEconomics Econometrics View 12 other PhDs in Econometrics in United Kingdom
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- Normally a UK 2.1 Honours degree (or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University) and a UK Master's degree in a relevant discipline with a final result of 60% (or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University).
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International17460 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17460 GBP per year
National4500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.