Fully Funded PhD Studentships Fully Funded PhD Studentships

Fully Funded PhD Studentships in Social Sciences: School of Psychology

Eligibility: UK/EU/International
Deadline: 13 February 2015

The Faculty of Social Sciences has a range of fully-funded opportunities for doctoral students for 2015/6 entry.

In the School of Psychology we aim to recruit PhD students to the range of identified topic areas below, and in addition we will consider outstanding candidates in any area of psychology that coheres with the research interests of staff in the School.

The School of Psychology has enjoyed success in the Research Excellence Framework (2014); all of the research submitted was judged to be of international quality, with over 80% rated as world leading or internationally excellent.

Topic Supervisor
Word learning and theory of mind Dr Martin Doherty
Risk and protective factors for language issues in ADHD and dyslexia  Dr Paul Engelhardt
What is the role of affect in risk judgment?  Dr Piers Fleming 
Examining the Behavioural Consequences of Hostile and Pro-Social Intergroup Contact  Dr Charles Seger and Dr Rose Meleady 

Candidates should hold, or expect to hold, good undergraduate and Master's degrees (or equivalent) including some research experience. EU and International applicants may be required to provide evidence of competence in the English Language.

The Studentships cover tuition fees (UK/EU rates), a tax-free maintenance grant (currently £13,863 per year), and a research training support grant. To be considered for a Studentship, you should make an application for admission indicating the intention to be considered for a funded studentship under the Postgraduate Studentships Scheme.

Please contact the postgraduate research director, Dr Martin Doherty, or your potential supervisor to discuss the advertised project areas, or to explore a proposal in another area.

Queries about the application process can be directed to 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.


UEA Alumni 10% Scholarships

A scholarship of a 10% fee reduction is available to UEA Alumni looking to return for postgraduate study at UEA in September 2015. Terms and conditions apply.