MRes/PhD Finance & Economics


The MRes/PhD Finance & Economics programme is now closed for applications to our 2021 intake. Applications for our 2022 intake will open in October – we recommend applying early due to a highly competitive selection process.

Please read the University of Warwick's prospective student update on Covid-19. You can also find specific information for prospective researchers from the Doctoral College here

Before you apply, please read all the information below and we recommend that you read our Frequently Asked Quetstions. Applications for October 2021 entry are now open.

How to apply

  • Check you meet our eligibility criteria
  • Submit your application online. To apply for the MRes/PhD Finance & Economics programme please choose TIBS-N3P5, the stated course title is Finance and Economics (Master of Research). 
  • Upload your supporting documentation with your application. Your application documents should include two academic references, your degree transcripts/certificates, a GMAT/GRE score, and an English language test certificate if applicable. 

Please note that our programme begins in October. We do not have variable start dates.


Application deadline

  • 28 February 2021 – This is the final deadline for those applying to the MRes/PhD Finance & Economics programme starting in October 2021.

Studying for your doctorate elsewhere? 

If you wish to come to WBS as a Visiting Student, you must follow the same online application procedure as for full-time applications, though the start date is more flexible. You will be charged 50% of the full-time fees if your attachment to WBS is longer than ten weeks.


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