The School of Economics & Finance at the University of St Andrews is part of Scotland's first university, with an established reputation as one of Europe's leading and most distinctive centres for research and teaching. The School is a dynamic research-led School with faculty conducting innovative and path-breaking research in relevant and important issues for individuals and societies.
The School of Economics and Finance of the University of St Andrews would like to invite applications for full-time PhD studentships, starting in the academic year 2019/20.
The School has a number of studentships available:
• Up to three fully funded studentships covering fees at Home/EU rate, plus an annual stipend for students seeking to work on any area of economics
• One studentship covering fees only at Home/EU rate for students seeking to work on any area of economics
• One fully funded studentship covering fees at Home/EU rate, plus an annual stipend for students seeking to conduct research in economic theory under the supervision of Professor Andy Zapechelnyuk. Applicants for this scholarship would be expected to work in the areas of economics of information, communication, and persuasion; mechanism/market design; bargaining and efficient allocation; or related topics. For informal enquiries, interested candidates should send their CV and research statement to [email protected]
Closing date for all applications: 30th of April 2019
The competition is open to NEW home/EU and international students who are applying for a full-time PhD place. Candidates are required to submit applications as outlined at: https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/economics/pgr/phd-application/
The research proposal (2000 words) should give a detailed description of your planned research project, touching on the following points: i. Your research questions, how they relate to previous work in the relevant literature, and the contribution you expect to make, ii. The theoretical framework, iii. Your planned methodology, iv. A rough outline of your research that will lead to a dissertation, v. References to the relevant literature and materials to be used.
Candidates will be considered for admission for the PhD first and for the award only after they have been offered a place on the programme.
To find out more about the research interests of our academic staff, please go to our website https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/economics/pgr/phd-supervisors/
The competition is open to NEW home/EU and international students who are applying for a full-time PhD place. Candidates are required to submit applications as outlined at: View Website