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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Warwick

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

On the PhD in Economics you will be taught and guided by top class researchers, at the forefront of their field and will receive comprehensive support for your entry to the job market.

Course Overview

The programme will provide you with exceptionally high-quality training in advanced economics, giving you outstanding opportunities to understand, appreciate and contribute to frontier research. You will gain a thorough understanding of research techniques and an in-depth appreciation of the principal areas of concern for researchers in economics. From our PhD we place our graduates in pre-eminent university departments including Oxford, Cambridge, and University of Toronto.

Areas for PhD supervision

We have active research groups in: Applied Economics; Economic History; Development Economics; Economic Theory; Econometrics; Education; Industrial Economics; International Economics; Labour Economics; Macroeconomics; Political Economy; and Public Economics.

Teaching and Learning

You will have 9 hours of lectures per week in year one and 4-5 hours of seminars. In year two, teaching is mainly on a seminar basis (6-9 hours per week) with seminar groups of between 3 and 15 students maximum. Assessment is a mixture of class tests, exams, presentations and referee reports.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 18,800per 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 Warwick

  • University League Table


  • Campus address

    University of Warwick, Coventry, Coventry, CV4 7AL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 78 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    173 78%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    93 93%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%



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