PhD Studentships - Economics and Accountancy & Finance | CSEDA, Heriot-Watt University, UK

Dear all, 

Heriot-Watt University seeks to offer two competitive PhD scholarships for students starting their PhD research in the 2022-23 academic year.

They are looking to engage prospective candidates in any field of economics, econometrics and finance or other cognate quantitative discipline. The scholarship sits within the newly established Centre for Social and Economic Data Analytics (CSEDA), with excellent research supervision and facilities and development opportunities to promote and support PhD research growth.

In addition, the PhD student would be expected to engage in a variety of training and activities supported by the School, and throughout the University's Research Futures Academy.

Submit your application here no later than Wednesday, August 31, 2022. 

Key details are provided below for your ready reference.

Financial inclusion:


Focal persons:

 Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the following personnel to enquire informally about the research agenda and the funding. 

Check out the research interests of academic staff and identify potential supervisors by visiting here and click on “Our Members”. 

Application procedure:

Please select either PhD Economics or PhD Accountancy & Finance and submit your online application via

Note: Please ensure that you include the name of the potential supervisor(s) on your application. 

Required documents:

Please ensure that all the supporting documents listed below are submitted with your application:


Closing date: 31 August 2022  

Interviews will take place by the end of September, and will be conducted via video conferencing (e.g. Zoom or similar). Interview support for those with disabilities will be available where required (e.g. a BSL interpreter).

 Official link:

PhD Studentships - Economics and Accountancy & Finance | CSEDA, Heriot-Watt University, UK