Reference Code: LAW03
Closing Date: 15th July 2013
Name of the supervisors
Newcastle University Law School
Duration of the awardÂ
Newcastle Law School has up to two PhD studentships available for the 2013/14 academic year. Applications are invited from applicants with an interest in pursuing a PhD in any area of Law in which the School is able to offer supervision. However, for one of the scholarships preference will be given to candidates intending to undertake a PhD in a topic of their choosing in the field of property law (broadly interpreted). For the second scholarship applications are invited from students with interests in any area of law. For further information, please check theÂ Further Details documentÂ (PDF 50.0KB).
Value of the award and eligibility
The studentship will cover tuition fees for three years (full time) at the UK/EU rate and will provide a maintenance stipend at current UK Research Council rates (currently Â£13,726). The successful candidates must take up their scholarship byÂ 23 September 2013. If awarded, each scholarship will offer funding for a maximum of 3 years study.Â
It will be a condition of the award of the scholarship that successful candidates undertake some undergraduate seminar teaching within the Law School, not normally exceeding an average of 6 hours per week during semester 1 and 2 of the academic year.Â
Applicants should have a first-class or a minimum of an upper-second-class Honours degree in Law. Applications will be considered on their merits, including further education at Masters-level, a publication record, professional qualifications or relevant work experience.
How to apply
You must apply through the UniversityâsÂ online postgraduate application form via theÂ ‘Apply’ button below,Â selecting âPhD Newcastle Law School (full time) â Lawâ as the programme of study. Complete all sections of the form and insert studentship reference numberÂ LAW03. A covering letter, CV, a full research proposal and (if English is not your first language) a copy of your English language qualifications must be attached. The English language requirement is IELTS 7 with at least 6.5 in the written component. The covering letter must state the title of the studentship, quote the reference numberÂ LAW03Â and explain why you would be a suitable candidate for this studentship.
You must also send a covering letter, CV and research proposal preferably by e-mail to:
Dr Maria-Teresa Gil-Bazo
Newcastle Law School
21-24 Windsor Terrace
Newcastle upon Tyne
E-mail:Â [email protected]
The deadline for applications isÂ 15 July 2013. Candidates will be interviewed and awards made before the end of July 2013.
For further details, please contactÂ Dr Maria-Teresa Gil-Bazo.