University of Surrey Postgraduate Research Studentship In Economics For EU & Non EU Students, 2016

University of Surrey Postgraduate Research Studentship In Economics For EU & Non EU Students, 2016

The University of Surrey is offering full-time postgraduate research studentships for both EU and non EU students starting in October 2016. The first two years are focused on course work. The last two years are dedicated to research work, leading to a dissertation. The studentships will cover tuition fees, and provide maintenance for a total of up to £17,000 pa. There is no separate application form for the scholarship. In order to participate in the competition for the scholarships applicants need to apply for the PhD in Economics. The application deadline is 15 March 2016.

Study Subject(s): Studentships are awarded in the area of Economics.
Course Level:
Studentships are available for undertaking PhD program.
Scholarship Provider: 
University of Surrey, UK
Scholarship can be taken at:
UK

Eligibility: Successful candidates will normally have or expect to be awarded a first class (1st) Bachelors degree. They 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.

Scholarship Open for International Students: These postgraduate research studentships are available for both EU and non EU students.

Scholarship Description: The specific project objectives will be determined by the area of research that is agreed between the successful candidate and the School of Economics. The University is looking to recruit exceptional doctoral (PhD) students whose research interest complement our areas of research strength. The School of Economics at the University of Surrey is offering full-time doctoral (postgraduate research) studentships in Economics starting in October 2016. This 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.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): The School of Economics at the University of Surrey is offering full-time doctoral (postgraduate research) studentships in Economics starting in October 2016. 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.

What does it cover? The studentships will cover tuition fees, and provide maintenance for a total of up to £17,000 pa.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

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.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 15 March 2016.

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