Postgraduate Research Studentships for PHD Study in Economics, University of Surrey
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.
Our new premium doctoral programme comprises two years of high quality training and two years that focus on independent research. During this four year doctoral programme you will undertake a structured, supervised programme of scholarly research leading to a thesis that makes an original contribution to knowledge and is of a standard appropriate for publication in high-quality refereed journals.
We aim to provide a PhD programme which provides training to students whether in preparation for an academic career or for a career at the research unit of Central Banks, Government and International bodies.
The first two years are focused on course work with the first year providing fundamental training in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Econometrics. The second year offers several advanced and topic-specific courses which allow specialisation. The last two years are dedicated to research work, leading to a dissertation, under the guidance of a chosen supervisor and co-supervisor.
Successful candidates will normally have or expect to be awarded a first class (1st) Bachelors degree. We will also consider students holding a Master degree in Economics, or a related subject.
Applicants should also take the GRE exam. Only the ‘Quantitative Reasoning’ part of the GRE test is compulsory. Applications without evidence of GRE (Quantitative reasoning) will not be considered.
*For further details see: https://www.surrey.ac.uk/postgraduate/phd-economics
How to apply
There is no separate application form for the scholarship. In order to participate in the competition for the scholarships you need to apply for the PhD in Economics by 15 March 2016 and make sure that your application is complete and includes your GRE results.
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