Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics

PhD Opportunities

Information on PhD opportunities at SGPE institutions

Further information on each of the SGPE institutions is available on the About Us section of our website.


King's College at the University of Aberdeen
The Department of Economics at the University of Aberdeen is an extremely active, lively, friendly and dynamic environment.


Illustration of the Tay Bridge in Dundee
Economics at Dundee is dedicated to a tradition of excellence in research, scholarship and teaching.


Edinburgh skyline
Our programme offers you the opportunity to explore your research topic with first-rate supervision, extensive additional training together with full financial support.


We provide research students with challenging and high quality training in the theory and practice of economics.


The Scottish inventor James Watt for whom Heriot-Watt University was named.
Economics at Heriot-Watt focuses on key current issues, such as energy and the environment, which reflects our expertise in econometrics, development, macro and monetary economics.

St Andrews

We offer a first class research environment, providing students with what they need to concentrate on their research.


Wallace Monument and City of Stirling and Castle
The Economics Division at The University of Stirling Management School is a vibrant community with world-leading academic credentials and strong professional links with interdisciplinary researchers, policy institutions and the business community.


University of Strathclyde Glasgow sign on their campus in central Glasgow.
We are home to the Fraser of Allander Institute and have an outstanding reputation for applied policy-relevant research in economics. Our aim is to support our PhD students to achieve excellence in rigorous research, and also reach beyond the confines of academia to realise the impact of their research.