If you would like to study for a research postgraduate degree in economics, you can take an MPhil and either continue your programme to study for a PhD or apply your knowledge to industry. The Department of Economics is one of three main disciplines within the Business School. There are over 20 international faculty members in economics and each academic offers you an impressive international research and teaching portfolio to assist you in your research. The Department has several well-established research area in:
The economics of health and wellbeing
Supervision can be offered in:
Energy and environmental economics
International Economics and Industrial organisation
Economics of health and wellbeing
71% of research was graded as ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ and 88% was assessed as ‘outstanding’ or ‘very considerable’ impacts on society, organisations and the economy.
You are supervised by internationally recognised academics in economics with wide ranging worldwide research, teaching and consultancy portfolios
Whilst you research you can attend events and seminars in the Business School and the wider University
The Health Economics Research Unit was awarded the Queens Anniversary Prize in 2018 for sustained research excellence which has positively impacted health policy, surgery and behaviour over a forty year period. Research was carried out across economics and health discipline areas.
The University was founded on the principle of “Open to all and dedicated to the pursuit of truth in the service of others.” Bishop Elphinstone, 1495. You study in an international environment with international academics who are able to offer you specific expertise in their discipline areas.