The Department of Economics of Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) is now inviting applications for entry into its PhD and Integrated PhD (one year Master's plus three years Doctoral study) Programmes. Applications are welcome in all fields of economics.
The Department is ranked in the top ten Departments of Economics in the UK by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide; and LUMS is the most research-intensive business school in the UK, with the majority of research activity recognised to be world-leading, or internationally excellent according to the last Research Excellence Framework. PhD students in the Department enjoy both close supervision by a group of our faculty members that specialises in their research area, and wide access to numerous advanced research training courses offered by the ESRC-funded North West Doctoral Training Centre, to which the Department belongs. Students also have the opportunity to participate actively in numerous departmental activities (e.g., internal, PhD, and external seminar series, departmental workshops and conferences), and interact with well-established economists in their field.
Funding: ESRC and LUMS studentships are available for high-calibre students. The scholarships cover tuition fees and include a maintenance allowance. The maintenance allowance is approximately £17,000 pa for ESRC studentships and £14,000 pa for LUMS studentships.
Deadlines: Students should submit their application to the Department by the 18th of January 2016 to be considered for an ESRC scholarship and by the 4th of April 2016 to be considered for a LUMS scholarship.
For more information visit: http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/lums/economics/research/phd/
Some or all of the PhD opportunities in this programme have funding attached. Applications for this programme are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide. Funding may only be available to a limited set of nationalities and you should read the full programme details for further information.
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