PhD Studentships



The Department of English is offering a range of AHRC and Queen Mary Principal’s Studentships for entry to its PhD programme in September 2013 to candidates wishing to develop a PhD in any area of the Department’s research expertise.

English at Queen Mary
The Department is widely recognized as one of the country’s leading centres for literary research and English studies. The research and teaching interests of our staff span a wide range of periods from the classical to the contemporary, and we have an international reputation for our pioneering interdisciplinary and collaborative work attracting postgraduate students from all over the world. We have specialists who can offer supervision in the following periods of study: Classical and Medieval, Renaissance and Early Modern, Eighteenth Century and Romanticism, Nineteenth-Century Studies, Modern and Contemporary and Postcolonial. Many of the Department’s staff are known internationally for their work. They bring to their teaching and project supervision expertise in the most recent developments in research methodologies and an awareness of current directions in research. We have a large thriving graduate community with a significant number of PhD projects supported by AHRC and Queen Mary awards.

The Awards
Queen Mary Principal’s Studentships are open to suitably qualified candidates from the UK, EU and Overseas. The Studentship comprises of the full cost of (home or overseas) fees and £15,590 a year for maintenance for 3 years for London-based students.

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AHRC Studentships are open to suitably qualified candidates from the UK and EU. The Studentship comprises of the full cost of fees and £15,590 a year for maintenance for 3 years for London-based students. For eligibility requirements please consult the AHRC’s guidelines: http://www.ahrc.ac.uk/Funding-Opportunities/Postgraduate-funding/Pages/Current-award-holders.aspx.

Application Deadline
The deadline is 5 pm on Thursday 31 January 2013. All short-listed applicants will be interviewed (either face-to-face or, in the case of overseas candidates, by telephone or skype) and applicants must be available for interview in the middle of February 2013 (specific dates are yet to be confirmed).

Further Information
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