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UEA Social Sciences PhD Studentships

The Social Sciences Graduate School will be awarding up to 15 University funded PhD studentships available to students for 2015/6 entry. 

Studentships are available across all SSF subject areas, including International Development

The Studentships cover tuition fees (at the UK/EU rate), a tax-free maintenance grant (currently £13,863 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.

Application Deadline for PhD Studentships: 13 February 2015


Further Information and How to Apply

Applications for all studentships are invited from suitably qualified graduates. Candidates should hold, or expect to hold, good undergraduate and Master’s degrees (or equivalent) including some research experience. Candidates will be interviewed, usually via telephone or Skype, as part of the selection process. EU and International applicants may be required to provide evidence of competence in the English Language. 

For more information and details about how to apply for all of the PhD Studentships offered please see:

Alternatively please contact the Postgraduate Research Office:
•    Email  
•    Tel +44 (0)1603 591709 


Additional PhD Studentships Offered

In addition to the above, the Faculty also offers a number of Eastern ARC PhD Studentships (deadline 30 January 2015); and Economics Research & Teaching PhD Studentships (deadline 24 April 2015).