The School of Economics and Finance has been ranked as the top economics department in the UK according to the Guardian University League Table 2020.
The full results are available on the Guardian University League Tables 2020 website.
Here are our new PhD Programme web pages, full of information on how to apply to our programme, a list of potential supervisors with their research expertise, detailed supervision topics and an overview of the PhD years. We also have information on scholarship opportunities, with detailed information on our School PhD studentships.
The School of Economics and Finance of the University of St Andrews would like to invite applications for full-time PhD studentships, starting in the academic year 2019/2020. The closing date for all applications is the 30th of April 2019. For more information about the available studentships, eligibility and how to apply, please see the attached file (PDF, 210 KB).
The School is delighted to announce its intention to award up to four £5,000 scholarships to selected successful applicants for its MSc in Economics programme with entry in September 2019. For more information about the scholarships, please follow this link.
We are sad to announce the passing of a former colleague, Vladislav (‘Vlad’) Damjanovic, Senior Lecturer in Economics at Durham University Business School. Vlad was a valued member of staff here in the School of Economics & Finance between 2004 and 2011, and Director of our MSc (Analytical Finance) programme. Please find the full obituary here (PDF, 231 KB).
Professor Gavin Reid has been appointed Senior Research Associate to the Centre for Business Research, Cambridge University. The Centre for Business Research (CBR), Cambridge Judge Business School, established in 1994, conducts interdisciplinary, evidence-based research on enterprise, innovation and governance in contemporary market economies.
According to The Telegraph, our graduates are amongst the highest paid from all subjects among all UK universities. When ranked by median salary five years after graduating our graduates place third (after Economics from Cambridge and Business Studies from Oxford).
The results of the 2018 National Student Survey (NSS) rank the School 7th in the UK on student satisfaction.
The School of Economics and Finance has been ranked best in Scotland and third in the UK by the Guardian University Guide 2019! The School is only 0.3% points behind second-placed University of Cambridge.