University of Stirling

University of Stirling

Banking and Finance

Students receive individual supervision by Economics staff, and by staff in the department of accounting and finance, as appropriate; additional training is provided by means of taught modules or in university-level training programmes, as appropriate to the student's prior training and the nature of the research; by the end of the period of study, students should be able to demonstrate their ability to conduct original investigations, to assess ideas critically, and to relate their investigations to a wider field of knowledge.

Entry requirements

Good performance in the MSc in Banking and Finance or equivalent, and a high-quality proposal to pursue research on a topic that lies within staff research interests: IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

Assessment methods

Students submit a thesis embodying the results of their research, at the end of the period of study, for examination.


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 £ 6,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 4 years
PhD Part-time £ 1,998 per Academic year (home fees) 4 years

Campus details

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

Key information

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