UEA-SUSTech Split-Site PhD Programme UEA-SUSTech Split-Site PhD Programme

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE, FUNDING CONDITIONS AND HOW TO APPLY

Programme Structure and Funding Conditions

Students will spend the first year of the programme at the University of East Anglia (UEA), based in Norwich, UK, followed by two and a half years of research at the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), based in Shenzhen, China. Students will then return to UEA to complete their research work and thesis in the final year.

Studentships will cover tuition fees, a stipend, as well as a Research and Training Support Grant during the residence at UEA, which includes the following financial support:

Year 1

  • A maintenance stipend for the first year of study based at UEA.
  • International fees for postgraduate research studies at UEA.
  • A research training and support grant will be available to cover research and training expenses for the student during the period of study at UEA.

Years 2 and 3, and the first six months in Year 4

  • The studentship paid to the student during the period of study based at SUSTech will provide funds for SUSTech tuition fees, accommodation and a maintenance stipend.
  • During this period of study, students will be provided with on-campus accommodation.

Year 4 (final six months of study)

  • A maintenance stipend for the final period of study at UEA.
  • International fees for postgraduate research studies at UEA.
     

How to Apply to the SUSTech Split-Site PhD Programme

The first round of applications for projects starting in October 2018 is now closed. Further information on applications for October 2019 will be published in Summer 2018.

In the interim, please consult the current list of research collaborations and contact a UEA supervisor if you are interested in applying to the programme: