Economics (DPhil/MPhil/MSc): University of Oxford

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Economics (DPhil/MPhil/MSc): University of Oxford, Department of Economics, Manor Road Building, Manor Road, Oxford OX1 3UQ, Oxford, United Kingdom
Course Language(s) 
21 months for MPhil, 9 months for MSc
App Deadline 
DPhil and MPhil: 23 January and 13 March, Studentship applications should be submitted by 23 January
Scholarship and Grants

+44 1865 271089
+44 1865 271094


Research Programmes

  • DPhil in Economics

The research interests of Oxford economists cover virtually every aspect of modern economics analysis and its applications.

Taught Programmes

  • MPhil in Economics

This is the course recommended to most students coming to Oxford who do not already have a very good graduate coursework degree in Economics from a top university. It is designed to provide training in Economics at postgraduate level, comparable to the first two years of the PhD programme in the best US universities.

  • MSc in Economics for Development

This MSc is a one-year degree, jointly offered by the Department of Economics and the Department of International Development. The scope of the course is extensive, covering economic theory and its application across a wide range of topics in economic development.

  • MSc in Financial Economics

This course is available in conjunction with the Saïd Business School.

Entry Requirements

Undergraduate degree with a first- or upper second-class honours or equivalent Applicants who do not hold, or will not shortly hold, a UK undergraduate degree must submit the results of a recent GRE General Test.

Contact for Enquiries

DPhil/MPhil in Economics:

  • Contact: Graduate Administrative Officer
  • Tel: +44 (0) 1865 281162
  • Email:

MSc in Economics for Development:

  • Contact: Admissions Coordinator
  • Tel: +44 (0) 1865 281806
  • Email:

MSc in Financial Economics:

  • Contact: Saïd Business School
  • Tel: +44 (0) 1865 288872
  • Email:  

General enquiries: 

  • Postal address:
          The Graduate Admissions Office
          PO Box 738
          University of Oxford
          Wellington Square
          Oxford, OX1 9FB
  • Tel: +44 (0)1865 270059
  • Fax: +44 (0)1865 270049
  • Email:

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