PhD Studentships in Economic Measurement at King’s College London

Brief Description:

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.


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.


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 recognized 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.


Application 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.


How to Apply:

Applicants can apply via email with following details:

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


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



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