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Economics PhD Positionsfor International Students at Heriot-Watt University in UK, 2017

Heriot-Watt University is offering Economics PhD Positionsfor September 2017 entry. International students are eligible to apply for these endowments.

Heriot-Watt University is a public university based in Edinburgh, Scotland. It was established in 1821 as the world’s first mechanics’ institute. It has campuses in the Scottish Borders, Orkney, Dubai, and Putrajaya in Malaysia.

Course Level: The studentships are available to pursue PhD programme.

Study Subject: The studentships are awarded in the field of economics.

Award: Scholarships of £14,296 (the annual stipend) plus a research support allowance of £2,250 value will be awarded.

Number of Awards: Three opportunities are available.

The award can be taken in the UK

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

  • All applications will be reviewed within the relevant department with a shortlisting decision made based on qualifications, the research proposal and the availability of a supervisory team. Scholarship applicants must have the equivalent of a Masters degree with an average mark of 65% or higher.  Applicants who are unsure if their qualifications meet the minimum criteria should contact the PhD student administrator to discuss their application (c.a.murray-at-hw.ac.uk). Please note that possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee short listing for the interview.

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for these endowments.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Scholarship applicants must have the equivalent of a Masters degree with an average mark of 65% or higher.

English language Requirements: If you have not already studied a degree programme that was taught and examined in the medium of English we require evidence of language proficiency. For IELTS: the minimum overall IELTS score is 6.5 with no score lower than 6.0 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening.

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How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Application Form

Application Deadline: application deadline is May 31, 2017.

Scholarship Link