Department of Economics

About us

The Department of Economics is part of the School of Economics Finance and Management, and offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, with world leading research based teaching.

Research excellence

The Department of Economics' research has been rated as excellent in the 2008 Research Assessment exercise. The Department has submitted more than 95% of eligible staff this result reflects the consistent quality of research throughout the department.

Our research

The Economics Department has an international reputation both for its teaching and its research. Courses are given by leading researchers who incorporate the very latest ideas into their teaching.

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Research degrees

The School welcomes applications for research degrees in accounting, economics, finance and management. The PhD degree is a research qualification based on preparation of a dissertation under the supervision of one or more staff members.

Potential PhD supervisors

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85% of the Department of Economics' research was assessed as being of 3* or 4* quality in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise.

Research information

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