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).
-Microeconomics (20) -Macroeconomics (30) -Econometrics (30) -Risk, Uncertainty and Information (10) -Research Methods in Economics (10) -*Option (20) -Dissertation (60)
*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)
ESRC scholarships for PG Study and Doctoral Research
The University of Birmingham ESRC Doctoral Training Centre is one of 21 across the UK that has been accredited by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). It has been awarded 14 ESRC scholarships to fund postgraduate training and doctoral research starting in October 2012.Outstanding applicants will be considered for ESRC scholarships in the following pathways:Applied Linguistics Russian and East European Studies International Development (IDD) West African Studies German Studies Business and Management Finance Economic and Social History Economics and Econometrics Education Urban and Regional Studies Human Geography Political Science and International Studies European Studies Local Government Studies and Public Policy Psychology Sport and Exercise Science (Psy) Social Policy Social Work Socio-Legal Studies
Value of Scholarship(s)
Please note that to be eligible for an ESRC award at the University of Birmingham you must have also submitted an application to study at the University.
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.
Home and EU Students £6570; International Students £16,170
Recipient: University of Birmingham
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