The University of Cambridge

Economics

Cambridge University
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Location: Cambridge University

Website: https://www.cam.ac.uk

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Degree: Doctorate

Start Date: 2020/10/01

Duration: -


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Description

Supervision is available for research in the Faculty of Economics; research areas include: microeconomic theory; game theory; microeconomics of households and businesses in developing countries; industry, regulation and network utilities; labour; financial accounting; public economics; convergence, cycles and growth; rational expectations; inflation and employment; international trade, money and finance; macroeconomic policy; econometric theory and time series; financial econometrics; development economics; economics of non-market institution; population and environment.

Requirements

Entry requirements

Applicants for direct entry to the PhD programme must have performed well, or expect to perform well, on a Master's programme equivalent to the Cambridge MPhil in Economic Research. Candidates without such a background should apply for the MPhil Economic Research, from which it is possible to proceed to the PhD programme, conditional on performance. Applicants whose previous university training is from countries outside the UK must submit the results of a recent Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test. IELTS score of 7.5.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 7.0


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About this university

International students

Some 11% of students attending Cambridge come from outside the UK and there are more than 60 countries normally represented. The International Student Team are found within the Student Operations of the Academic Division and are available to help international students with all aspects of their time at Cambridge. They are available to assist students with manners such as visas and other legal paperwork, international funding programs as well as helping them adjust when they arrive at the university. The Cambridge University Students Union (CUSU) is the department responsible for the organisation and monitoring of life outside the classroom and all students are automatically members when arriving at Cambridge. One of the centrepieces of student life at Cambridge are the formal dinners that take place in Formal Hall during term while May Balls are held after exam period in May. Student run societies exist across a wide spectrum of interests and there are some 750 registered with the CUSU. The Cambridge Union Society is focused on debating and public speaking and is the oldest free speech society in the world. The comedy club, Footlights, is known for producing famous show business personalities. There are also newspaper and radio projects. Of the many sports on offer at the university, one of the most famous is rowing, with the notable races each year including the Boat Race against Oxford. Other sports range from cricket and rugby to chess. The University of Cambridge Sports Centre opened in 2013 and is the dedicated sports arena for the university.

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