Queen's University Belfast

Economics

Queen's University Belfast
In Belfast City

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Typology PhD
Location Belfast city (Northern Ireland)
Start Different dates available
  • PhD
  • Belfast city (Northern Ireland)
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    Different dates available
Description

Overview:
The economics group is an energetic and enterprising research cluster that continuously strives for excellence in both its teaching and its scholarship. The group's research strengths cover economic theory, applied economics and econometrics. The group has a particular interest in game theory and economic history. Aside from gaining close research advice and direction from their supervisors and other academics in the group, research students benefit from attending courses and tailor-made reading groups to complete their background preparation in economics. Queen's Management School prides itself on research-led teaching and offers its research students experience as teaching assistants in a variety of undergraduate courses. Students regularly attend the School's various seminar series, which attract leading academics from around the world. Students also present their work at these events, gaining invaluable advice and preparation for the academic job market. RESEARCH STRENGTHS Particular strengths in the economics group at Queen's Management School include: ECONOMICS OF NETWORKS AND INSTITUTIONS Institutional and relational economics Social networks Strategic formation of coalitions and networks BUSINESS, ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL HISTORY Banking crises Crime and conflict Political economy Methodology and history of economics EMPIRICAL ECONOMICS AND ECONOMETRICS Behavioural and experimental economics Economics of education Financial econometrics Health economics Labour economics and social policy Panel data DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS AND ECONOMIC GROWTH Demography and economic growth Entrepreneurship Long-run development Share this course Share "My research focuses on the entrepreneurial function in socially structured economies. I use insights from...

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Location

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Belfast City (County Antrim)
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University Road, BT7 1NN

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· Requirements

A research degree offers you the opportunity to develop your research skills and prove yourself as a researcher. Queen's is committed to the enhancement of research training and teaching and offers postgraduate research opportunities across all fields of study. The following postgraduate research study routes for this subject area are: DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PhD) MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY (MPhil) ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS Normally a UK 2.1 Honours degree (or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University) and a UK Masters...

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What you'll learn on the course

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Course programme

Special Features RESEARCH EXCELLENCE

In its analysis of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework results, the Chartered Association of Business Schools positioned Queen's Management School at 9th place out of 101 UK business and management schools in its ranking by research intensity.

INTERNATIONAL ORIENTATION

At any one time the School can have up to 60 students undertaking a PhD.

WORLD-CLASS FACILITIES

PhD students are based in shared offices in Riddel Hall, a listed building which has recently been refurbished to house the School and which provides students with state-of-the-art facilities in a truly remarkable setting.

Additional information

Queen's postgraduates reap exceptional benefits. Unique initiatives, such as Degree Plus and Researcher Plus bolster our commitment to employability, while innovative leadership and executive programmes alongside sterling integration with business experts helps our students gain key leadership positions both nationally and internationally. Find out more

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