PhD Studentship ,Health Economics Research ,University of Exeter ,UK

UEMS, University of Exeter is offering PhD Studentship  in Health Economics Research  in UK. Applications are eligible  for this award who are suitably qualified graduates, with a minimum 2:1 or  above. A masters level award in Health Economics, Psychology or Economics is  desirable. The stipend will be £13,726 p.a. Tuition fees will be paid at  the EU/UK ‘home’ rate. Candidates from countries outside the European Union will  be liable for the difference between ‘home student fees’ and ‘international  student fees’. Application should be submitted till 24th May, 2013.

Study Subject(s): Studentship is provided  for health economics research in assessment of well-being in the  general population and in individuals with chronic conditions offered at  University of Exeter, UK. Course Level: This  scholarship is available for pursuing PhD degree level at University of  Exeter in UK. Scholarship Provider: University of Exeter,  UK Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: Applications are eligible for this award who  are suitably qualified graduates, with a minimum 2:1 or above. A masters level  award in Health Economics, Psychology or Economics is desirable. The studentship  would suit those with an interest in healthcare and health service research, and  a specific interest in health economics research. Knowledge of economics, health  economics, statistics and/or psychology is desirable. Non- UK candidates must  also have IELTS [International English Language Testing System] score of 7 and  above (or equivalent qualification).

Scholarship Open for International  Students: International and UK/EU students can apply  for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description:

PhD Studentship ,Health Economics Research ,University of Exeter ,UK

The PhD studentship aims to gain a deeper understanding  of the theoretical underpinnings of wellbeing and its measurement in Economics  and Health Economics. It will utilise existing survey datasets of wellbeing  indicators in order to analyse the health and socio-economic determinants and  the behavioural responses to these that may explain the aggregate trends in  wellbeing routinely reported by the Office of National Statistics and will  explore through choice-experiments the key determinants of wellbeing for the  general population and for individuals suffering from chronic conditions. This  PhD studentship is funded by UEMS. The research student will benefit from the  strong links UEMS has across the University of Exeter, including the  experimental economics laboratory and the ESRC funded Centre for Research on  Risk and Ambiguity, both based in the Department of Economics, and also links  with The Mood Disorders Centre, the Wellbeing Network and the European Centre  for the Environment and Human Health.

Number of award(s): One scholarship is  offered.

Duration of award(s): Scholarship is offered per  year.

What does it cover? The stipend will be £13,726  p.a. Tuition fees will be paid at the EU/UK ‘home’ rate.

Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: To apply please complete an online web form and upload the following documents – CV, Covering  letter (outlining your academic interests, prior research experience and reasons  for wishing to undertake the project) and copies of transcript(s) giving full  details of subjects studied and grades/marks obtained.

Scholarship Application  Deadline: The application deadline is 24th May  2013.

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