The University of Edinburgh
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To be accepted onto the PhD programme you will need a Distinction or near Distinction at masters level in economics or equivalent or have substantial relevant research experience. If applicable you must be able to meet the minimum English language requirements.
For the PhD programme, it is essential that you have thorough grounding in the concepts and approaches necessary for research at this level.
For this reason, you should have:
If you do not have a MSc in economics, or you have a MSc in another subject such as business or finance, you will not normally be admitted directly to the PhD programme
Eligible UK and EU students will have the opportunity to apply for a scholarship. Please note the deadline for submitting a scholarship application is 1 May 2014 and to be eligible to apply, you must already have been offered a place on the programme.
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