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The Department of Economics is among the top choices of graduate students choosing masters programmes in economics. Our programmes provide the rigorous training in modern economics essential for professional economists and for PhD entry at UCL and other top institutions.
The doctoral programme at UCL aims to train economists to conduct research of high academic merit and to make original contributions to the subject. With its reputation for attracting leading academics the department provides a stimulating environment for study and research.
The appointment of John Ramsey McCulloch to the chair of Political Economy at UCL in 1828, supported by funds raised in memory of David Ricardo, established the first Department of Economics in England.