Economics and Finance (New Route PhD) (PhD)

Brunel University London the United Kingdom

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The award
PhD

How long you will study
4 years

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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

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About Economics and Finance (New Route PhD) at Brunel University London

The Department of Economics and Finance is a vibrant, enthusiastic and highly cosmopolitan department of over 25 academic staff who have teaching and research interests ranging across mainstream economics and finance. Research students are assigned a main and a secondary supervisor and are strongly encouraged to work closely with them and give papers both within and outside the Department. Research students share an office on a hot desking basis. The Department has all the usual databases and software for research. The Economics and Finance academic staff have teaching and research interests ranging across mainstream economics, finance, and accounting. The main areas of expertise are: Financial markets and corporate governance Development economics Macroeconomics Financial econometrics This programme aims to educate graduates not only to the high academic standards expected from PhD research but also in generic personal, business and communication skills. Because it extends the usual PhD from three to four years, it develops an integrated range of skills and knowledge that both broaden and deepen the individual’s subject expertise beyond the bounds of the usual research degree.Year 1Issues and Methods of Research Proposal Writing Tools for Economics Research Discipline Specific Module Thesis Research Year 2 Communication Skills (speaking, writing, computing, information retrieval) Global Context (political, economic and social contexts) Discipline Specific Module Thesis Research Year 3 Research Dissemination Peer Review (and its use in assessment of research proposals and publication) The Business World (including career planning) Thesis Research Year 4Thesis SubmissionDiscipline-specific modulesAdvanced Financial Theory and Corporate Policy Modelling Financial Decisions and Markets Security Investment Analysis International Finance Financial Engineering Money and Banking Financial Accounting Development Finance Usual Entry RequirementsNormally a Master's degree in a relevant discipline (Economics and Finance)

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  • The awardPhDHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study4 years
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