UCL Department of Economics


Postgraduate Research

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.

The information below refers to the Doctoral Programme in Economics. If you are interested in Finance, you may want to take a look at our MRes/PhD Programme in Financial Economics, which is a joint programme with UCL School of Management and is run by the UCL Centre for Finance.

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

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How to apply

Make sure you know what's required to submit your application.

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Get information on scholarships and other opportunities.

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Job Market

Find out about placements and careers of recent graduates.


Frequently Asked Questions

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Current Students

Find key resources and links to help you during your studies.

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Visiting PhD Students

Apply to visit the Department for a term or up to a year.

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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.