Fully Funded MRes/PhD Studentships in Economics, University of Glasgow

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Fully funded MRes/PhD Studentships in Economics (2+3 years full-time) at the University of Glasgow – The Adam Smith Business School.

Application Deadline : 1st June 2022

The University of Glasgow is offering up to six generous studentships for students entering the Adam Smith Business School full-time MRes in Economics programme in the academic year 2022.

The Adam Smith Business School is a triple accredited, world leading, modern Business School. Triple accreditation is an internationally recognised benchmark that validates our credibility and performance.

Why join the MRes in Economics?

  • This two-year research masters will provide you with a comprehensive foundational training in modern economics.
  • It is the first step towards earning a PhD.
  • Initially, you will cover quantitative and qualitative research methods, as well as formal treatments of the core areas of economics.
  • Later, you can choose to carry out further training in elective specialist subfields.
  • You will have access to our Bloomberg Lab, using real-time data and online trading environments.
  • It starts with the 2 years MRes with the option to progress to our PhD (on successful completion of the Economics MRes).
  • Learn from our world-renowned faculty who are research active economists.
  • Join Glasgow University, a world top 100 university.

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Benefits of the Fully Funded MRes/PhD Studentships in Economics, University of Glasgow

These generous studentships will cover the cost of tuition fees, for both home and international students, as well as a maintenance stipend for up to five years (conditional on performance), allowing students to receive comprehensive MRes training and to subsequently undertake research in a chosen field of economics, leading to a PhD

Entry requirements

  • 2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in economics or related subject with substantial technical component (e.g. mathematics, statistics, physics, engineering).
  • You will also need to submit a personal statement which clearly evidences a strong desire to pursue an academic career in economics and show evidence of exposure to multivariable calculus, matrix algebra and basic probability/statistics.
  • References: Only academic references will be accepted. Referees will know the applicants in the capacity of students/researchers, not from internship or work in private/public sector.
  • Applicants are encouraged to submit any additional (academic) documents they believe will support their application


Application deadlines

**Please note the first round of this award is gone past the application date.

June 2022: second round of awards

Candidates who apply for the MRes Economics by Wednesday 1June 2022 will be automatically considered for the 2nd round of the awards for the remaining studentships. Candidates will be informed of the outcome by email by Wednesday 29 June 2022.

Late applications

Candidates who submit their applications after 1 June 2022 may be considered for an award if one becomes available.

For more information and to apply go to:


For further details of the studentships see:

University of Glasgow – Scholarships and funding – MRes/PhD in Economics Studentship

Alternatively, please email: [email protected]

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