Work in Progress Seminars

This information is for the 2021/22 session.

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This course is compulsory on the MRes/PhD in Economics. This course is not available as an outside option.

Course content

Research students present their work to faculty and peers in the designated field. Outside speakers are also invited from time to time.


Seminars EC501: seminar groups covering the major PhD field options, i.e. Capital Markets, Development and Growth, Econometric Theory, Industrial Economics, International Economics, Labour Economics, Macroeconomics/Monetary Economics, Microeconomic Theory, Political Theory, Public Economics. The frequency of meetings to be determined according to the number of students in each specialism, but generally each group will meet weekly throughout the session.


This course is not examinable.

Course selection videos

Some departments have produced short videos to introduce their courses. Please refer to the course selection videos index page for further information.

Important information in response to COVID-19

Please note that during 2021/22 academic year some variation to teaching and learning activities may be required to respond to changes in public health advice and/or to account for the differing needs of students in attendance on campus and those who might be studying online. For example, this may involve changes to the mode of teaching delivery and/or the format or weighting of assessments. Changes will only be made if required and students will be notified about any changes to teaching or assessment plans at the earliest opportunity.

Key facts

Department: Economics

Total students 2020/21: 39

Average class size 2020/21: Unavailable

Value: Non-credit bearing

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