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Research Studentships in Social Sciences

The Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of East Anglia, England, has an excellent internationally renowned research reputation with strong international and European links to universities, research institutes and research councils throughout the world. Researchers at UEA have extensive international networks and regularly engage with governments, policy advisers and other public and private sector organisations. 

Our research programmes, and reputation help graduates to enter a wide range of professions - academic, practitioner or policy-related work and careers in the private or public sector.

Funding Opportunities

UEA studentships

The Social Science Graduate School is pleased to announce that it will be awarding up to 12 University funded PhD studentships. Within this up to 4 awards that will cover full international fees and up to 3 studentships combining a Research Methods Master (MRes) and a PhD (4 years total funding) are available.

Studentships are available for the following Schools, please follow the links for School specific details:

Education and Lifelong Learning
International Development
Norwich Business School
Social Work

Studentships cover tuition fees (UK/EU rates), a tax-free maintenance grant (currently £14,296 per year), and a research training support grant. International students are welcome to apply for a small number of awards that cover additional international fees to the standard award.

Applications for all studentships are invited from suitably qualified graduates. Candidates applying for a PhD studentship should hold, or expect to hold, relevant undergraduate and Master’s degrees (or equivalent) including some research experience. Candidates applying for a 1+3 studentship should hold or expect to hold a relevant undergraduate degree. 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.

Application deadline is 30 January 2017

For further information please contact the UEA Postgraduate Research Office:

Tel: +44 (0)1603 59 1709

Fees and Funding for Postgraduates