The School of Economics at the University of Surrey is offering full-time doctoral (postgraduate research) studentships in Economics and Econometrics starting in October 2013.
The studentships will cover tuition fees, and provide maintenance for a total of up to Â£14,340 pa*.
We are looking to recruit exceptional doctoral (PhD) students to join our PhD programme whose research interests complement the Schoolâs research strengths (3/4 year studentship).
The Schoolâs PhD programme comprises approximately three years of full time study during which 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. During your first year you will be required to take Ph.D. modules in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Econometrics.
As a member of the ESRC funded South East Doctoral Training Centre, the School offers excellent research training and the opportunity to be part of a vibrant research community that shapes agendas of scholarship and practice.
Successful candidates will have or expect to be awarded a good first degree (First) and normally have or expect to be awarded a good Masters degree (Distinction) in Economics or related discipline. They will have outstanding research potential and enthusiasm to pursue research in an area consistent with the Schoolâs research expertise.
*Maintenance comprises a stipend of Â£11,130 pa, a research training support grant of up to Â£750 pa, and demonstrating duties up to Â£2,460 pa.
1/ Apply to study on our PhD programme at http://www.surrey.ac.uk/postgraduate/research/economics/index.htm Â
2/ Further details of our research interests and the expertise of our academic staff are available at: http://www.surrey.ac.uk/economics/people/index.htm
3/ In your application state clearly that you also wish to be considered for a School of Economics PhD.
4/ Strong Studentship candidates will be invited to interview.
To be considered for a Studentship you must be offered a place to study at the University.
Closing date for submissions wishing to be considered is Friday 5 July, 2013. Interviews will take place in early July.
Contacts for enquiries
Giovanni Forchini, PGR Admission Director, School of economics: [email protected]
Laura Pettinger, Postgraduate Recruitment and Admissions, School of Economics: [email protected]