Graduate School PhD Studentships Stage and Screen

Faculty of Development and Society

Fixed-term for 3 years

Salary £13,726 per annum

Applications are invited for a PhD studentship in the area of Stage and Screen, which is housed within the Department of Humanities. The studentship is for three years, subject to satisfactory progress, and will include full UK/EU tuition fees and a stipend of £13,726, per annum. Bursary holders will be expected to contribute to the resourcing of the student experience during their second and third years of study, either through seminar teaching or some other form of student support.

The start date for the studentships is 1 October 2013.

As a minimum, applicants should possess a 1st or 2.1 Honours degree, but preference may be given to those with a distinction at M level.

Informal enquiries are strongly encouraged and should be emailed to Further information about research in the Faculty can be found on the Graduate School website at

We welcome applications from students wishing to work in the areas of contemporary British theatre and the processes of playwriting; East Asian and transnational cinema; film history and criticism; or adaptation studies.

Application forms are available from by clicking on the Apply button below.

At the top of the form please write ‘studentship application’ and return to Graduate School Team, Sheffield Hallam University, Unit 9, Science Park, City Campus, Sheffield S1 1WB or email to

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Please note, at this stage, you only need to include the names and contact details for referees and do not have to request references.

Non-EU Nationals please note
We welcome applications from non-EEA applicants. However, we have a legal responsibility to ensure that all employees are entitled to live and work in the UK. Before applying please check whether you would be eligible to work in the UK under the points-based system by using the UKBA points-based calculator. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website. If you will need a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship, contact us before applying to check whether we should be able to issue one if you’re appointed.

Closing date: 12 July 2013

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