PhD in Economics Eastern Mediterranean University Faculty of Business and Economics
The objective of the Ph.D. program in economics at Eastern Mediterranean University is to equip its graduates with the skills in economic theory, quantitative methods and policy analysis to be able to teach economics at an advanced level, and to conduct economic research and analyze economic problems and policies with a highest level of professionalism.
Candidates for the Doctor of Philosophy degree in economics are required to complete eight courses (24 credit-hours) and a dissertation. The program consists of four required core courses. In addition, the students must complete four elective courses in economics. After completing all the required courses, one is required to pass four qualifying examinations in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics, and the area in which they have chosen their dissertation topic. After successfully completing these examinations one must complete a Ph.D. dissertation and have one article published from the dissertation in a qualified journal in order to obtain the Ph.D. degree.
Students who wish to pursue the Ph.D. program in economics but have completed a Master's degree in another field may be admitted to the program, subject to successfully completing selected prerequisite undergraduate and graduate economics courses.