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Postgraduate Scholarships at Norwich Business School

Norwich Business School (NBS) has one opening for a fully funded, Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) position for Home and EU applicants that provide studentships for doctoral research studies along with offering teaching experience and other support to help fast-track academic careers while at the same time gaining a PhD. The latest HEFCE assessment of research excellence (REF2014) puts Norwich Business School 17th overall in the UK out of 101 institutions and in 9th place for the quality of its research publications (Times Higher Education).

The School is looking for a one GTA in the research and teaching area of Innovation & Technology and Operations Management

Studying in NBS will be a life changing experience, equipping you with the expertise, knowledge, skills and experience to fast track a successful academic career. The key components of the NBS GTA Scheme are as follows:

  • Full tuition fees (Home/EU level of fees)
  • A tax-free maintenance grant (currently £14,296 per year)
  • Conference and training fund £1000 per year
  • Developing Teaching Skills: 20 credit Masters’ module, which is a part of the Higher Education Practice  (MA HEP)
  • Develop teacher training relationships with teaching mentors in addition to your PhD supervisors
  • Be a member of NBS' vibrant and exceptional academic community.

For full details, further funding information, entry requirements and how to apply, please visit our GTA Listing


ESRC SeNSS Studentships


The University of East Anglia invites applications for Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded studentship awards for the 2018-19 academic year. As a member of the South East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS), a social sciences focused research and doctoral training partnership (DTP) funded by the ESRC, UEA will be offering fully-funded doctoral studentships over the next six years across 12 different training pathways.

For Further information, please see the ESCR SeNSS studentships website

Applications for 2018/19 entry will be open from the 2nd October 2017. For queries related to ESRC SeNSS, please contact the PGR Service via senss.dtp@uea.ac.uk


Fully Funded PhD Studentships in Social Sciences:
Business Management

Eligibility: UK/EU/International

Deadline:   21 January 2018

Faculty of Social Sciences Graduate School Research PhD Studentships are offered to prospective candidates for the academic year 2018/9.

The Studentships will be available under the Scheme to applicants who, in their research proposal, can clearly demonstrate academic excellence in areas relevant to the strategic interests of the Norwich Business School.

Please see our Academic Profiles (http://www.uea.ac.uk/norwich-business-school/people/profile/list/atr) for the research interests of individual members of staff.

The Studentships cover tuition fees (UK/EU rates), a tax-free maintenance grant (currently £14,553 per year), and a research training support grant. International students are welcome to apply; a small number of studentships will be available to cover full international fees.

Applications for all studentships are invited from suitably qualified graduates. Candidates applying for a PhD studentships should hold, or expect to hold, relevant undergraduate (2:1) and Master’s degrees (65%) including some research experience. Candidates applying for a 1+3 studentship should hold or expect to hold a relevant undergraduate degree. Candidates who have studied outside of the UK should typically hold, or expect to hold, qualifications at an equivalent level to those mentioned above. 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.

To be considered for this award, you should make an application for admission to a PhD in the normal manner, but you should indicate the intention to be considered for an open studentship under the Postgraduate Studentships Scheme.  In the application you should indicate whom would be a potential supervisor. Please contact either the Postgraduate Research Director   Dr Min ZHANG, or your potential supervisor to discuss and develop the best possible proposal and application.

To discuss the application process, please contact the UEA PGR Office - email: pgr.enquiries.admiss@uea.ac.uk- tel: (01603) 591709. Please click to access the application form to apply for a PhD.

SeNNS DTP studentships



MRes Social Science Research Methods



UEA Alumni Scholarship