PhD Programs in Economics 2020 in Scotland in United Kingdom

The PhD is a doctoral degree, specifically called a "doctor of philosophy" degree. This is misleading because PhD holders are not necessarily philosophers (unless they earned their degree in philosophy!). That said, PhD recipients are able to engage in thought experiments, reason about problems, and solve problems in sophisticated ways.The study of economics is one which is very valuable to today&… Read more

The PhD is a doctoral degree, specifically called a "doctor of philosophy" degree. This is misleading because PhD holders are not necessarily philosophers (unless they earned their degree in philosophy!). That said, PhD recipients are able to engage in thought experiments, reason about problems, and solve problems in sophisticated ways.

The study of economics is one which is very valuable to today’s society. Economic principles can be applied to a broad range of institutions, including health care, government, finance, business, politics, and even religion. All of these agencies require time and expenses, and thus can be view with an economic outlook.

Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, was settled at least from the Bronze Age. It’s no wonder that some of the oldest institutions are located there, including fourth oldest university. Overall, there are four universities and several colleges.

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The University of Edinburgh - The School of History, Classics & Archaeology
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The PhD in Economic and Social History offers you the opportunity to study economic and social history at an advanced level through independent research. We host one of the la ... +

The PhD in Economic and Social History offers you the opportunity to study economic and social history at an advanced level through independent research. We host one of the largest economic and social history research groupings in the UK and this enables us to support research in economic and social history across a wide range of time periods and geographical regions, from the early modern period to the present day, and from Britain to the Caribbean. Current research interests include the study of economic development, energy policy, globalisation, slavery, demography, urban history, consumption, material culture, museums and collecting, leisure, religious belief, popular culture, medicine and disease, gender, sexuality and the family. Colleagues in the economic and history research group work closely with colleagues with related interests in other Schools, notably the School of Social and Political Science and the School of Economics. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
English
Campus
 

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