School of Economics PhD International Studentships in UK

  • Phd
  • Tuition fees + £15,609
  • 25 January 2022

The School of Economics participates in the annual SeNSS (South East Network for Social Sciences) competition for +3 (PhD) and 1+3 (Masters + PhD). To be considered for the SENSS competition.
Research Areas
Applications are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide with an original and high quality research proposal.  The School of Economics research areas include Big data methods, Collective decision making and group formation, Competition in digital markets, Development and environmental economics, Dynamic macroeconomics and growth, Economics of networks, Empirical evaluation of competition/competition policy, Experimetrics, Financial economics and econometrics, Heuristics and biases in decision making, Industrial organisation, Origins and consequences of conflict, Strategic reasoning and identity in groups and teams.  
Project outlines for specific fields of interest
For the 2022/23 Academic Year, research projects in Applied Econometrics and Finance and in Behavioural Economics are particularly welcome. For these fields, you can consult a number of project outlines on the School of Economics pages. The School encourages prospective students to follow the supervision outlines to apply for ECO studentships to submit research proposals.


2:1 in a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in a relevant field of study. Successful candidates are normally expected to achieve 60% or above in a Master’s degree. 
If English is not your first language or you are from a country that is not on the UKVI list of English speaking countries, you may be required to provide evidence of your proficiency in the English language. Further information on English language requirements can be found on our information pages.


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The studentship covers full tuition fees for Home or International students, a tax-free maintenance grant equivalent to UKRI studentship rates (currently £15,609) and a research training support grant (currently £750 per year).


Please submit an application via our application system and indicate that you wish to be considered for a studentship in the funding section of the application.
Please visit the How to Apply pages for more information.
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