Ph.D. in Economics Graduate Admissions Profile Admission is based primarily on four factors: Mathematical ability and training as evidenced by courses taken in mathematics and related subjects, grades in those courses, and the quantitative GRE score.
The Economics PhD program at UC Berkeley is designed for students interested in pursuing advanced study and conducting original research in economics. The PhD degree is awarded in recognition of the recipient's qualifications as a general economist and of the ability to make scholarly contributions in fields of specialization.
Graduate Program Why study at UC Berkeley's Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics? Our graduate program in agricultural and resource economics produces outstanding researchers in development economics, environmental and energy economics, international trade, and agricultural and resource policy.Graduate work in economics demands a higher level of mathematical sophistication than most undergraduate economics programs would lead you to believe. Students entering the doctoral program are required to have completed a three-course sequence in calculus, a course in linear algebra, and a course in mathematical statistics.The Department of Economics evaluates applicants for admission to our graduate program holistically, meaning that we consider an applicant’s combination of personal accomplishments, letters of recommendation, personal statements, academic record, and test scores in making our admissions decisions.
The Ph.D. program in Economics at U.C. Berkeley is a full-time program and there are no opportunities for part-time study.Read More
Students need to have completed a course in real and functional analysis equivalent to Berkeley’s Math 104 before being allowed to take the graduate microeconomics theory sequence at Berkeley. We highly recommend taking such a course before arriving at Berkeley.Read More
The Graduate Division is committed to expanding the diversity of Berkeley’s graduate student body and creating an inclusive environment where all graduate students have the tools, resources, and community of support they need to thrive.Read More
Graduate Degree Programs The Department offers a Ph.D. in Economics. In addition, currently enrolled Ph.D. students at Stanford may elect to add a Masters degree, or explore joint degree offerings with other programs at Stanford including the Law School and Public Policy.Read More
Second and Third Years: During these two years, most students serve as a Graduate Student Instructors or receive support through a Graduate Student Researcher (GSR) appointment. We believe that teaching is an important and valuable component of the learning experience for Ph.D. students that will be valuable for their future careers. Therefore, we expect our students to serve as a Graduate.Read More
The Department’s highly regarded doctoral program enrolls about twenty-four students each year. Doctoral students take required courses in microeconomic theory, macroeconomics, and econometrics. Students are also expected to complete four fields in economics (two major and two minor) and to pass general examinations in their major fields.Read More
About the Program. The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics offers programs leading to PhD degrees. Due to quota limitations, students are rarely admitted for the master's degree, although it may be awarded to students who are pursuing work toward the PhD in our program (or in another field at Berkeley) after fulfillment of the appropriate MS requirements.Read More
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The Graduate Scheme Programme. Our Graduate Scheme is a two year programme that will equip you with the tools needed to have a successful career at the Berkeley Group and will give you exposure to all areas of the business. From day one you will gain the real hands on experience on cutting edge projects while being supported and nurtured by.Read More
Final stage interviews will consist of an assessment centre and final face to face interview, December 2019-March 2020.Offers will be made to join the Berkeley Graduate Scheme, and the programme will start in September 2020 with a two week induction.Read More