Research Studentships in Security

Stipend: £13,726 (pa)

Abertay University’s Graduate School is fully-funding 18 new doctoral studentships valued at £73,850 each. The pan-University Graduate School offers an integrated training programme to the postgraduate community within a single centre, serving to inculcate interdisciplinary working in our next generation of researchers.

Building on our investment of £1 million over three years, we are inviting applications from excellent graduates within the following themed area:

Security (forensic psychology, forensic science, ethical hacking and digital forensics, law);

This research theme draws on our industry-facing heritage, our effective interdisciplinary practice, and are built around our existing expertise and internationally recognised successes. Our multi- and inter-disciplinary research strategy bridges conventional boundaries between research fields, enabling us to devise innovative approaches to address societal challenges.

Candidates must have, or expect to obtain a first class or high upper second-class honours degree. A related Masters level qualification is desirable but not essential.  Applicants who are non-native speakers of English, the University requires IELTS of 6.5 (with no band less that 6.0)

First entrants will commence in January 2014.

Further information on the University of Abertay may be obtained from REIS Office , University of Abertay Dundee, Bell Street, Dundee, DD1 1HG, Tel:

+44 (0)1382 308068, email:

Applicants are required to submit a CV and a supporting statement of no more than one side of A4.

The closing date for submissions is Friday 13 December 2013.

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