A Finance research degree allows you the opportunity to specialise in a specific area of interest to yourself or your employer. You can continue to study for a PhD or you can apply your knowledge across financial industry areas. Previous graduates have gone on to positions in lecturing and research, public and private sector accounting and management, fund management, stockbroking, investment analysis, banking and financial services. You study with a wide range of international supervisors all offering significant research and consultancy knowledge which has been internationally recognised. Staff regularly visit universities around the world and the Department hosts visiting academics.
The Finance Group are active in the following research areas:
Finance and regulatory issues
The relationship between financial markets and the real economy including the property market
The Economics Group focus on the following themes:
Labour and energy economics
Economics of health and wellbeing
Economics research cuts across numerous disciplines and distinct research themes in the Business School. Find out more about research themes and centres in the Business School Founded in 1495 the University and the Business School is internationally recognised for research and the Business School is ranked in the top three in the UK for impact (REF 2014 GPA)
You study at an ancient Scottish University dating back to 1495 with a wide range of international students and international academics with impressive research and consultancy portfolios
As a research student you are welcome to attend seminars and events in the School and across the wider university.
The Business School is ranked third in the UK for impact in Business and Management Studies (Times Higher Education REF)
The University was founded on the principle of “Open to all and dedicated to the pursuit of truth in the service of others.” Bishop Elphinstone, 1495. You study in an international environment with international academics who are able to offer you specific expertise in their discipline areas.