Doctor of Philosophy
Duration: 3-4 years
Commencement: February (Semester 1 of each year)
Prerequisite: Honours Degree in Economics IIA or higher, or equivalent.
Research students in the School of Economics will, in general, devote part of their first year to satisfying the core component of the Structured Program that must be completed by all students enrolled in higher degrees by research.
This includes meeting certain coursework requirements, participation in the graduate student colloquium, and the preparation and presentation of a thesis proposal.
The remaining time will be devoted primarily to independent research leading to the thesis, but will encompass the development component of the Structured Program. This development component will include continued participation in the colloquium and attendance at the School of Economics weekly research workshops and seminars.
Research StaffThe School has a strong research base and includes staff who are specialists in the core areas of the discipline
- economic theory
- macro/monetary economics
Further expertise in the School extends to
- economic development
- economic history
- environmental economics
- financial economics
- international economics
- public economics
- experimental economics
To view further information on the areas of research interest of current faculty members click on this link.
Contact for program advice:
Dr Tatyana Chesnokova
Postgraduate (Research) Academic Coordinator
Phone: 61 8 8303 5757