Deadline: 14 February 2014
Faculty of Social Sciences PhD Studentships
Social Sciences Graduate School Research PhD Studentships are offered to prospective candidates from the academic year 2014/15.
The Studentships will be available under the Scheme to applicants who, in their research proposal, can clearly demonstrate academic excellence in areas relevant to the strategic interests of the School of International Development.
The Studentships cover tuition fees (UK/EU rates), a tax-free maintenance grant (currently Â£13,590 per year), and a research training support grant. International students are welcome to apply but must be able to pay the difference between UK/EU fees and international fees. However in some limited cases the School may consider providing âtop upâ grants covering the international component of tuition fees if a studentâs research topic is closely aligned to the strategic interests of the School.
Applications are invited from suitable qualified graduates. Candidates should hold, or expect to hold, a minimum of at least a 2.1 (upper second class) undergraduate degree and preferably a Research Masters degree or equivalent. Candidates may be asked to participate in an interview, which could take place via telephone or Skype as part of the selection process. Â EU and International applicants may be required to provide evidence of competence in the English Language.
Making Your Application
To be considered for this award, you should make an application for admission to an MPhil/PhD in the normal manner, but you should indicate the intention to be considered for an open studentship under the Postgraduate Studentships Scheme. Please contact either Dr Ben Jones or your potential supervisor to discuss any specific queries about your proposal or application. For more general enquiries, or for questions about the application process, please contact the UEA PGR Office:
To discuss the application process, please contact the Postgraduate Research Office:
- Email [email protected]
- Tel +44 (0)1603 591709
Social Sciences at the University of East Anglia
The Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of East Anglia, England, has an excellent internationally renowned research reputation with strong international and European links to Universities, Research Institutes and research councils throughout the world. Researchers at UEA have extensive international networks and strong links with governments, policy advisers and other public and private sector organisations.Â
Our research programmes and reputation helps graduates to enter a wide range of professions – academic, practitioner or policy-related work and careers elsewhere in the private or public sector.