University of Stirling

University of Stirling


Research interests include: banking, financial structure and economic development; economic thought; environmental economics; macroeconomics; microeconomics; labour economics; public and private finance; current research projects include: analysis of farm sustainability; environmental and distributional impacts of climate change in Scotland; modelling options for local government taxation in Scotland; costs of care for older people in the UK; wages and hours in British engineering, 1926-38.

Entry requirements

A good pass from the Master�s year in the Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics or from an equivalent Master's programme, or a Master�s degree in Economics; for applicants for whom English is not the 1st language, a minimum standard of English proficiency is required: TOEFL 213/550, IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

Sponsorship information

Limited number of competitive university studentships available.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 3,996 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
PhD Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stirling Campus Stirling FK9 4LA Scotland

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