Fully-funded M.Phil / PhD Scholarship in Sociology

The School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy at Birkbeck invites applications for a fully-funded ?Anniversary Doctoral Scholarship? in Sociology, commencing 1 October 2014.

The School brings together world-leading research in humanities and the social sciences with outstanding teaching, across the following Departments:?Applied Linguistics and Communication; History, Classics and Archaeology; Geography, Environment and Development Studies; Philosophy; Politics; Psychosocial Studies.

Research in Sociology is concentrated within the Departments of Psychosocial Studies and Geography, Environment and Development Studies, with some political sociology in the Department of Politics. For supervision expertise in Sociology within these School departments please follow the links here:




Applicants for the Sociology Scholarship should apply for an MPhil/PhD place in the department in which their potential supervisor is based, either before or at the same time as making their scholarship application.

The award will include a fee waiver (up to the value of the home/EU rate), plus an annual stipend equivalent to the standard Research Council rate inclusive of London Weighting (?15,726 in 2014-15).?The competition is primarily directed at new full-time Home/EU and International students, though applications for part-time study will also be considered.

The deadline for all applications is 17th February 2014.

For further details and to make an application please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

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