This programme provides an advanced training in economic theory and econometrics, and application of these to achieve a sophisticated understanding of policy issues. It constitutes the taught part of an ESRC-recognised '1+3' programme leading to a PhD degree, reflecting the strength of our diverse research interests.
The programme comprises 180 credits in total (credits are given in brackets).
Risk, Uncertainty and Information (10)
Research Methods in Economics (10)
The option is selected from: Development Economics Policy International Trade Policy Economics of Financial Markets International Banking: Regulation and Supervision Political Economy and Economic Policy Natural resource Economics Game Theory Economics of Financial Markets A graduate course offered elsewhere in the Schools of Business, Public Policy or Social Sciences (subject to approval).
A good Honours first degree (or overseas equivalent) in Economics or a related discipline. You are expected to have received a good training in economics, to at least intermediate level, and to have a basic knowledge of calculus and statistics.