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Finance and Economics (MRes/PhD)

University of Warwick

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Warwick

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

Make your mark on the financial world through impactful research with our Finance and Economics MRes/PhD at the University of Warwick. Study at the internationally renowned Warwick Business School, where you will have the opportunity to research key financial factors affecting businesses.

Course Overview

Our new fully-funded PhD Finance and Economics programme combines highly relevant and structured training with close mentorship from a team of supervisors to embed you in our culture of curiosity and help you in developing and deepening your chosen area of research. We value our doctoral researchers and aim to attract students from across the globe who are independent thinkers, restless to learn more and challenge themselves. We particularly welcome applicants whose ambition is a career in academia.

Jointly run with the Department of Economics, we aim to establish our MRes programme as one of the leading programmes in Europe, supporting you to pursue a future career in top academic positions, international organisations and central banks. This programme will provide you with a thorough understanding of state of the art research techniques and in-depth appreciation of principal areas of interest for researchers in finance and economics.

Research Themes

Our vision is to develop cutting-edge research that leads debate and deepens our understanding on the practice of finance and economics. Research is undertaken in partnership with policy and practice, to ensure both relevance and practical application. Our desire to respond and contribute to varied societal issues, provides a vibrant and creative environment for research to flourish.

Teaching and Learning

You will study four compulsory modules in Year 1, and five compulsory modules plus a dissertation in Year 2. You will then continue on to our PhD Finance programme, and complete your doctoral thesis. The overall course structure is 2+4 years (MRes/PhD).

Tuition fees

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£ 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

    11th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 103 7

    4th out of 78 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    139 63%

    30th

    25
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    89 89%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.26 85%

    21st

    13
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    173 78%

    14th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    93 93%

    2nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    13th

    13

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