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Cardiff Business School was ranked 4th out of 90 UK business schools in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise, and excellent for teaching. Lively, elegant, confident and cosmopolitan, the city of Cardiff offers an excellent location in which to study. Students benefit from the combination of a small, friendly, inexpensive city with the cultural and recreational amenities of an ambitious and progressive capital city.
This 2+2 studentship will provide funding for four years, completing the MSc in Economics in the 1st year and the MRes in Advanced Economics in the 2nd year, followed by two years of funding for the PhD research phase.We are seeking exceptional applicants with a first-class or very good upper second Honours degree, and preferably also a Masters degree with an average mark of at least 65%.
Applications in any of the specialised areas of research within the Schools economics section are invited:
* Growth and development
* Research and development (R&D), innovations and productivity
* Regional and industrial economics
* Economic and business history
Further details of the PhD in Economics can be found via the relevant pages of the Business School website.