Fully funded PhD Studentships in Social Sciences:
Deadline: 20 January 2019
Faculty of Social Sciences Graduate School Research PhD studentships are offered to prospective candidates for the academic year 2019/20.
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 iinterests 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 £14,777 per year), and a research training support grant. International students are welcome to apply, a small number of studentships will be available to cover for international fees.
Applications for all studentships are invited from suitably qualified graduates. Candidates applying for 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 the Postgraduate Research Director Dr Min ZHANG, or your potential supervisor to discuss and develop the best possible proposal and application.