This studentship commences in October 2020 and will cover your tuition fees as well as a maintenance grant (currently £15,009 p.a. for 2019/20 for full-time students); and includes access to an additional Research Training Support Grant.
Full awards are open to UK Nationals and EU students who can satisfy UK residency requirements.
Candidates should have an excellent academic background in Economics or an Economics-related subject. Applications are invited from exceptional candidates with a first class or strong upper second-class honours degree, and an appropriate master’s degree with an average mark of at least 65%. Applications can also be considered from holders of a first-class undergraduate degree in Economics or strongly related to Economics.
Depending on academic background, the studentship is available:
- As a ‘1+1+2 studentship’, involving two full-time years of research training, comprising of the MSc Economics and MRes Economics programmes, followed by two years of full-time Doctoral study.
- Or, for a suitably qualified applicant, as a ‘1+2’ studentship, comprising of one full-time year of research training in the MRes Economics programme, followed by two years of full-time Doctoral study.
A completed application form should be submitted no later than 31st March 2020.
Applicants should apply to the Doctor of Philosophy in Economics with a start date of October 2020.
In the research proposal section of your application, please specify the project title and supervisors of this project and copy the project description in the text box provided. In the funding section, please select ’I will be applying for a scholarship/grant’ and specify that you are applying for advertised funding from WISERD ESRC PHD STUDENTSHIP.
1. Covering Letter
2. Academic Qualifications
3. Two References
5. Research Proposal (maximum 1000 words), taking into consideration the working title of the project.
This program is available in English only. To request information in Welsh, please contact the Postgraduate Recruitment Team ([email protected]).
FTE Category A staff submitted: 72.60
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