Economics - Research

University College Dublin


Course Name Economics - Research
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code W115 W133
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 10 NFQ
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters PhD/MLitt
Application Date

Expand+Applications for the programme MLitt/PhD programme open on 1st of November 2021 and will close in August 2022.

On the UCD website, applicants need to apply for the MLitt programme.

If their application is successful, they will transfer to the P...

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Duration W133: PhD 3 years full-time / 6 years part-time.
W115: MLitt 2 years full-time, 4 years part-time.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+To be admitted to the PhD Programme in Economics, students must have completed a Masters in Economics comparable to the MSc programmes offered by our School.

Admission to the MLitt/PhD Programme will depend on the candidate's qualifications in ...

Course Content

Expand+UCD School of Economics runs a thriving PhD programme that offers rigorous training and expert supervision. The programme is designed to prepare students for top-level jobs in academia, institutions and the private sector. From day one, our PhD stude...

Careers or Further Progression Careers

UCD offers active support for students entering the academic job market. In recent years, our graduates were succesful in securing academic positions at Queen's University Belfast, the LSE Grantham Institute, IZA, ILO, LISER, Aalto University, and the ESRI, among others. Several graduates obtained placements at central banks, regulators, international institutions and at consultancies.
Further Enquiries For any further queries about the programme, please contact the Graduate Director, Dr Frank Walsh (
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