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24 August 2017

PhD Studentships in Economic Measurement for International Students in UK, 2018 Scholarship Positions 2017 2018

The King’s College London is delighted to offer its PhD Studentships in Economic Measurement. Studentships are available for Home/EU and International/Overseas students.

The aim of these Studentships is to support international students who are interested in developing their research interests in economic statistics and applied econometrics.

King’s College London (informally King’s or KCL) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom, and a founding constituent college of the federal University of London. King’s is regarded as one of the top multidisciplinary research universities in the world, ranked 21st in the world in the 2016/17 QS World University Rankings, and 36th in the world by the 2016/17 the World Rankings.

Course Level: Studentships are available to pursue PhD programme.

Study Subject: Studentships are awarded in the field of economic statistics and measurement.

Scholarship Award: Studentships are will cover the following:

  • Tuition fees at Home/EU rate (currently £4600).
    Please note that International/Overseas students will be required to find funding to cover the difference between Home/EU fees and international fees.
  • A stipend of circa £16,296 pa for 3 years.

Number of Scholarships: One or two studentships are available.

Scholarship can be taken in UK

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Candidates should have a quantitative Masters degree in Economics or related areas (normally with Distinction) from an internationally recognised academic institution.
  • And be interested in developing their research interests in economics statistics and applied econometrics.

Nationality: Home/EU and International/Overseas students are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have master’s degree in Economics or related areas.

English Language Requirements: Applicants must have excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

UK Scholarship

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via email:

  • Applicants must submit following documents at the time of application-
  • A curriculum vitae.
  • A covering letter explaining your interest and aptitude for these research projects, in particular:
  • Why you are attracted to this particular opportunity
  • Details of your quantitative skills
  • Details of your knowledge of economics, statistics and econometrics
  • Descriptions of previous projects you have completed
  • How the studentship fits with your career aspirations.
  • The cover letter should state if you are applying for the Modern Economy or the Labour Markets studentship.
  • The successful candidates will be required to apply formally to King’s College London Doctoral programme, at which time the following document will be required:
    A 2000 word research proposal describing the research project you wish to carry out.
  • Candidates should apply to mary.omahony-at-kcl.ac.uk

Application Deadline: The application deadline is September 8, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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