Lancaster University Management School
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Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School

The Department of Economics at Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) is inviting applications for entry into its PhD and Integrated PhD (one-year Masters plus three-year Doctoral study) programmes. These programmes are aimed at high-calibre students who wish to pursue a research career in academia, government, research organisations, or in business. 

As a PhD student in this department you will enjoy both close supervision by a group of well-established faculty members that specialise in their research topic, and wide access to numerous advanced research training courses offered by the Department and by the ESRC-funded North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (NWSSDTP). You will also participate in a large number of departmental activities such as seminar series, departmental workshops and conferences. Lancaster University is ranked in the Top 10 in all three major UK university league tables, and LUMS was ranked top in the UK for “research power” in the most recent REF (2014).

Research areas

The wide variety of research areas within our department include Behavioural and Experimental Economics; Labour, Education and Health Economics; Macroeconomics and Financial Markets; Political Economy and International Trade; and Industrial Organisation and Economic Theory.

We also host a modern experimental lab known as LExEL  and the UK Housing Market Observatory .

LUMS and ESRC Scholarships

LUMS and ESRC scholarships are available for outstanding students from all nationalities. The scholarships cover tuition fees, and include a maintenance allowance of approximately £15,000 per annum. 

Important Deadlines 

ESRC: Monday 1st February 2021

LUMS: Monday 12th April 2021 

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To apply go to: www.lancaster.ac.uk/lums/postgraduate/apply-for-phd/#d.en.332669  

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