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Re: Profile Evaluation: MPhil Economics Oxford/Cambridge - PhD in top 15 UK
I would unfortunately have to say that no, I dont see you having a shot at oxbridge, even remotely. Even if your 'pass' was from an excellent university, they might keep your application for a while, but they would probably reject it quickly afterwards.
You should probably consider your own institution for a phd first (when you say top 10, are we talking russel group?), or failing that consider: Bristol, Royal Holloway, Lancaster, Birmingham, Birkbeck or Leicester. Although Im not sure whether any of them specifically focuses on macro and DSGEs, but they are fairly well-rounded departments, so I think you should be covered.
You could attempt Manchester, York or Sussex but these might be a bit high given your grade. As for funding, unfortunately I'd bet against it again because, even if you did get admitted, say in Lancaster, then their funding would be more limited than at top programmes and they would favour those who got Distinctions or Merits before they d consider you. Your best bet for funding and getting better admission results would be to redo another master, conditional on your current master being a specialised one (e.g. Development Economics, Economic Policy, etc.). If however you have a standard MSc in Economics, then there wouldn't be much point in it, because then universities would ask why you are doing this, and why you didnt do well the first time around :/
Sorry for the not so good reply, but with a 'pass' your options are limited for phds at decent departments. And I would never recommend anyone to go to Loughborough, Dundee, London Met or Middlesex.... unless you reeeeeally want to be an academic.
But, are you sure you want to do a phd? You could perhaps RA for someone or just go directly for a job.
P.S.: I just remembered, if you re looking for funding for a phd (Im assuming you re set on this) you can check out jobs.ac.uk and their listings under 'economics', they often advertise GTA (grad teaching assistantships) for various universities, very often in fact. And these imply 99% of the time a place on their doctoral programme. It might not be Oxford or the LSE, but it ll be what you want to do
Attending: Frankfurt GSEFM
Admitted: Frankfurt GSEFM ($$), EUR ($$), Barcelona GSE (MSc)
Interview: Munich GSE (declined)
Rejected: sooo many places- Bonn, Manheim, Caltech, NYU Stern, Chicago, BU, UCSD, UT Austin, Virginia, UCSB, USC, GMU