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Ph.D. On Campus

Economics

University of Kent

48 months
Duration
17400 GBP/year
4596 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
Anytime
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About

The Economics PhD programme at the University of Kent provides rigorous training for careers in professional and academic economics, and offers a stimulating, supportive, and structured environment in which highly-qualified graduates can develop economic research skills that will enable them to make an original contribution to economic knowledge.

Overview

The Economics PhD programme at the University of Kent aims to produce economists who are sought-after by leading economics departments and research institutions around the world. Recent PhD students have been highly successful in securing internships and employment in academia and the private sector.

Our Economics faculty includes leading researchers in several fields, including macroeconomics, labour and development economics, microeconomic theory and agri-environmental economics. All students will receive expert supervision by a research-active member of staff. PhD students also have the opportunity to contribute to the teaching and research activity of the School and are encouraged to participate in seminars and present their own work.

Careers 

A PhD in the area of economics is a particularly valuable and flexible qualification that can open the door to exciting careers in many professions. Our PhD programme provides rigorous training for careers in professional and academic economics. Our graduates have gone on to work as economists in international organisations, the financial sector, business, UK and overseas governments, and to academic careers at Kent and UK and overseas universities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Macroeconomic Theory
  • Advanced Microeconomics and Game Theory
  • Computational Methods with Matlab
  • Macro-Econometrics
  • Topics in Advanced Microeconomics
  • Micro-Econometrics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Although there is no fixed closing deadline for applications to research degrees, we strongly recommend that you apply as soon as possible.

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A typical student will have studied for an MSc in Economics (or a closely-related discipline) in the UK with an average grade of 65% or above. We welcome applications from students who do not fit this norm, however, it is essential that students have a strong background in quantitative work.
  • All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17400 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    4596 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4596 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • EU full-time £17400
  • Home part-time £2298
  • EU part-time £8700
  • International part-time £8700

Living costs for Canterbury

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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