Economics MResUniversity of Surrey
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.
We are ranked in the top 10 for business and economics in the United Kingdom by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020.
Typically, applicants are expected to hold an undergraduate degree with first class honours in a relevant discipline and a masters degree in a relevant discipline (or equivalent qualifications).
A minimum of two referees should be provided with your application. Applicants are also requested to submit a cover letter specifying their motivation to pursue a PhD in Economics at the University of Surrey and highlighting their broad research interests.
English language requirements
IELTS Academic: 6.5 or above with a minimum of 6.0 in each component (or equivalent).
For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.
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- Advanced econometrics 1
- Advanced macroeconomics 1
- Advanced microeconomics 1
- Research methods 1
- Advanced econometrics 2
- Advanced macroeconomics 2
- Advanced microeconomics 2
- Research methods 2
- Advanced research project
- Tuition fees for UK/EU students: £7,900
- Tuition fees for Overseas students: £18,600
Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.
The Economics MRes degree provides a deep understanding of the problems research economists tackle.
Graduates from the School of Economics are sought-after by leading economics departments, business schools, and research institutions around the world.
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