Application Deadlines

Closing date for local and international applications: 31 October.

Entry to the program is for Semester 1 only (February).

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Taught by the Department of Economics, this four-year doctoral program in economics sits among the world's top Graduate Research programs, with substantial coursework, research and supervision available across a wide variety of areas in the field of economics.

This program is designed for students with prior training in economics or a cognate discipline with a strong analytical/mathematical component, who wish to acquire the advanced skills needed to practice as a professional economist in the public or private sectors.


When undertaking the Doctoral Program in Economics we can offer PhD supervision for topics in a wide range of specialisations, including:

Behavioural Economics Development Economics
Econometric Theory Economic Design
Economics of Education Economics of Innovation
Experimental Economics Financial Economics
Health Economics Industrial Economics
International Economics Labour Economics and Social Policy
Labour Market Research and Analysis Longitudinal Survey Research
Macroeconomic Forecasting and Business Cycles Analysis Macroeconomic Policy Research and Analysis
Macroeconomics Microeconomic Theory
Micro-simulation Modelling Monetary Economics
Social Policy Research and Analysis.

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