PhD degrees in the economics

94% of our PhD students were satisfied with their experience.

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Study your PhD with us and make a real difference to the future of economics. You will be part of our vibrant research environment and receive first class economics training and support.

PhD scholarships 2019

We're looking for talented graduates or postgraduates for fully funded 3-year PhD scholarships starting in October 2019.

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Economic research at Sheffield

The research we do influences and informs real economic policy that makes a difference in the world.

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PhD student life

Find out what its like to study a PhD in economics at Sheffield and see examples from our current students.

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How to apply

Details on how to apply for a PhD in economics at Sheffield.

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