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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21, 03-JAN-22

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

Economics research at Sussex is aimed at improving people’s lives, both locally and globally. Most of our research is applied and policy-oriented. It draws on the latest empirical and experimental methods. We tackle problems that are challenging for policy-makers, and we also contribute to key academic debate.

AREAS OF STUDY

We welcome research proposals in applied economics in areas such as:

  • international trade and trade policy
  • poverty and development
  • labour, health and education
  • environment and energy
  • quantitative economic history
  • economic theory, behaviour and experiments.

For a PhD, your research work makes a substantial original contribution to knowledge or understanding in your chosen field.

Tuition fees

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£ 18,500per year

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

University information

University of Sussex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Situated on the sunny South Coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
The sector leading business school offers a complete understanding of management, owing to Sussex’s interest in policy and expertise in science and technology.
One of the most international universities in the UK, Sussex welcomes students to join its friendly community of 150+ nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    41st out of 80 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    133 60%

    34th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    33rd

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.73 75%

    73rd

    23

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