UCL Department of Economics



MRes Structure

Term 1ECON0107: Macroeconomics
ECON0106: Microeconomics
ECON0108: Econometrics
Term 2You will continue to study ECON0107, ECON0106, ECON0108

Students choose two options from the MRes options list.
DissertationPreparation begins in the Easter vacation and the bulk of the work is carried out during the months July to September.

Students must complete the MRes Programme before they can progress on to the MPhil/PhD.

MPhil/PhD Structure

MPhil Programme: Year OneYou will start working on your thesis and undertaking your research work.  Also, you will be required to attend a reading and presentation workshop (during term two). At the end of this workshop you will make your first presentation of your research topic.
A second seminar in September is the upgrade seminar in which you will give a presentation of your own research work. At the end of this seminar faculty members decide about your upgrade from MPhil to PhD status.
PhD Programme: Year TwoYou will continue to work on your thesis with the aim of taking up Completing Research Status (CRS) towards the end of your third year.
PhD Programme: Year Three

This is the year where you should be working on your job market paper. By the end of your third year you will be expected to take up Completing Research Status (CRS). 

The following link deals with the central administration of the research degree examination process. It is important that you take the time to digest the information.

The submission of the original exam entry form and the nomination of examiners form should be completed and handed to Daniella Harper, Postgraduate Administrator, for processing.

Once you receive notification from registry that your viva can go ahead, you should communicate this information to Daniella Fauvrelle, who will assist you in booking a suitable venue.