UCL's Economics Department is one of Europe's leading centres for research in Economics. It is one of the few economics departments in the UK to be awarded the top grade in all three Research Assessment Exercises.



The doctoral prorgramme at UCL aims to train economists to conduct research of high academic merit and to make original contributions to the subject. The department has close ties with several research centres, giving students the opportunity to be surrounded by some of the best researchers in their field. More...



Further information on funding your degree may be found on the UCL Scholarships page. In addition, the Economics department is constantly looking for external sources of funding. Please follow the link for more information on the current opportunities for financial assistance. More...


How to apply

The Research office is often very busy answering student queries. To save you time and ensure that you get an answer to your question as quickly as possible, please check this section first before emailing or contacting the office. More...

Research Centres

The department has a lively and active research environment, with a strong emphasis on team research, based around a number of major research groups and centres. More...