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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    Stag Hill

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Why choose this course

Our MRes Economics is designed to be your first step towards doctoral research, leading either to our three-year PhD, or to a stand-alone MRes degree.

You’ll learn from academics at the frontier of their research fields, allowing you to develop specialist skills and techniques, in a vibrant research-focused department.

We offer generous studentships for the duration of the MRes/PhD course for those with strong research potential, covering international fees, a stipend (for 2019 entry, up to £17,469) and a research allowance.

Our School of Economics produces graduates sought-after by leading economics departments, central banks and research institutions around the world.

What you will study

The MRes Economics course is designed to lead on to our three-year PhD Economics course, providing the foundation towards doctoral research. Alternatively, you can also graduate with a stand-alone MRes degree after one year. You will study research-oriented modules in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics at an advanced level, and complete a research project with an MRes dissertation. You’ll gain an advanced understanding of research methods and techniques, enabling you to apply your knowledge to a range of economics problems.

Our MRes course will provide you with the transferable skills and knowledge to pursue doctoral research in economics and employment as professional economist in a research environment.

Application deadline

22 July 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,600per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Surrey

  • University League Table

    34th

  • Campus address

    University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, England

The University of Surrey has over 140 nationalities in its international community.
35% of the university’s student population is from outside the UK.
Surrey has over 90 university partners across the globe.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    31st out of 78 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    145 65%

    31st

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    53rd

    25

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