UCL Department of Economics



We are one of Europe's leading centres for research in Economics. The 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) ranked us the top UK Department in Economics and Econometrics as well as the top Department in any field in any university in the UK. On this programme, you'll become part of our lively and active research environment, with a strong emphasis on team research and close ties to several research centres. You will be surrounded by some of the most accomplished researchers in their field, and some of the very best Economics students.

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Find out more about the structure of our MRes/MPhil/PhD programme.

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How to apply

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Get information on scholarships and other opportunities.

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Job Market

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Current Students

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Visiting PhD Students

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Look into the research centres attached to the Department.

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Economics Careers

Find out about support available during, and after your studies.