The department is home to the Fraser of Allander Institute, a leading independent economic research institute focused on the Scottish economy. This can provide a key medium through which to engage with policy-makers and sell the relevance of your research.
We have a lively PhD programme in economics with a regular inflow of new students each year.
In the Economics programme at the University of Strathclyde, you'll benefit from a team of two supervisors with specialist knowledge in your field, and you'll have a dedicated desk and PC with software appropriate to your needs in our economics PhD space.
You'll join our economics research community, engage with our regular seminar series of external speakers, with our brown bag workshop series to explore early research ideas, and with our annual PGR Away Day where you will present your research.
Normal entry to a research degree is for PhD study, but you can also study for an MPhil and a DBA.
We offer an excellent academic environment in which to undertake your research degree. You'll benefit from:
- a lively research environment that is both rigorous and policy-focused
- a collegiate group of PhD colleagues
- regular meetings with your two supervisors
- research methods training leading to a PGCert in Research Methodology
- access to advanced training opportunities that are part of the Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics
- access to Strathclyde's Researcher Development Programme enabling you to enhance your transferrable skills
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Applied Microeconomics
- Applied Econometrics
- Regional Economics
- Energy Economics
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- You can apply for a postgraduate research degree at any point in the year.
DisciplinesEconomics Finance Econometrics View 42 other PhDs in Economics in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
PhD & MPhil
We look for a strong first degree in Economics, or a degree in which economics was a major part, and a Masters degree in Economics that includes the following core classes:
- a range of relevant options
- You'll have a good MBA degree from an AMBA accredited institution, although other Masters degrees containing a significant amount of economics may be accepted.
- You'll also have a significant amount of work experience as a manager or consultant and we expect you to continue in a senior practice role throughout the programme. Ongoing support from your employer is also required.
International16000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 36 months.
EU/EEA4407 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4407 GBP per year during 36 months.
- Rest of UK - £4407
Living costs for Glasgow
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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