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Change lives and shape futures with a PhD in Economics.
Our rich history in economics research and lively postgraduate research community makes Manchester the ideal place for your PhD.
Our new 5-year programme will give you the rigorous training and independent research experience to be competitive on the economics job market or for your academic career, and to make a real impact with your research.
We invest in the best ideas and brightest minds you'll receive a comprehensive portfolio of support and training to help you reach your aspirations and develop as an intellectual leader.
Our research areas
We have a wide range of research specialisms and potential supervisors within Economics.
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You can also find out more our Economics PhD programme on our course profile:
Funding your research
We offer a number of funding opportunities for talented individuals to undertake doctoral training with us, including School studentships and the President's Doctoral Scholar Award. All successful applicants who apply for their programme before 6 January 2020 are automatically considered for this funding. We also have a number of Economics studentships available (deadline TBC).
If you're from the UK or EU you can also apply for funding with the ESRC or EPSRC. Please check these studentship pages for details on deadlines and links to the application form.
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Developing intellectual leaders
We're not here simply to ‘supervise' – we seek to discover and co-produce new knowledge with students as our partners.
To enable you to integrate and thrive with us, you'll be supported by a dedicated Researcher Development Team throughout your PhD and beyond.
You'll benefit from world-class professional training opportunities:
We provide support for several activities related to your PhD, including:
You'll also be encouraged to publish in high quality outlets and we have strategies to help you achieve this goal.
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