School of Economics



The Jim O’Neill Scholarship is now open to receive applications from Undergraduate students applying to study Economics starting in 2016. The Jim O’Neil Scholarship provides £3,000 a year for three years. For full details on the eligibility criteria and information on how to apply please visit the undergraduate tuition fees, bursaries and scholarships page.


The School of Economics at the University of Surrey is offering full-time doctoral (postgraduate research) studentships in Economics starting in October 2016. The studentships will cover tuition fees, and provide maintenance for a total of up to £17,000 pa. Both EU and non EU applicants are eligible.

Admissions criteria

Successful candidates will normally have or expect to be awarded a good first class Bachelors degree. We will also consider students holding a Master degree in Economics, or a related subject. For further details see the PhD in Economics. page .

Application process

Apply to study on our PhD programme at .

In your application state clearly that you also wish to be considered for the Studentship for the four year PhD in Economics. Strong Studentship candidates will be invited to interview. Closing date for submissions wishing to be considered is 15 March, 2016. Interviews will take place in early April.

Contacts for enquiries

Dr. Cristiano Cantore, PhD Admissions Director


Prof. Valentina Corradi, PhD Programme Leader


Ms. Erin McLeod, Assistant Faculty Registrar