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.
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.