Economics - Research

University College Dublin


Course Name Economics - Research
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code 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 Application
Applications for the programme MLitt/PhD programme open on 1st of November 2020 and will close in August 2021.

On the UCD website, applicants need to apply for the MLitt programme.
If their application is successful, they will transfer to the PhD register after completing the course phase in year 1.

The application code is W115 (MLitt full-time) or W160 (MLitt PT). Apply here

Applicants who want to be considered for a scholarship need to apply by February 15, 2021.
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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.
Course Fee

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The School offers several scholarships to full-time students which comprise a fee waiver and a tax-free stipend of €15,000 per year. Scholarship recipients are expected to tutor for one course per term. Students can top up their ...

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Entry Requirements Admission
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 terms of grades, English language skills and reference letters, as well as the availability of faculty to provide thesis supervision.
Course Content

Expand+UCD School of Economics is a research-intensive department with experts with international reputations in a wide range of topics such as applied microeconomics, international trade, health economics, econometrics, macroeconomics and economic history....

Research Areas Development Economics, Productivity, Business Environment, Ease of Doing Business, Economic Growth, Corruption

Thesis Title
Essays in Development Economics
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.
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