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13 PhD International Studentships at Northumbria University in UK

Northumbria University is pleased to offer up to 13 PhD International Studentships to the best and most deserving candidates. The university is now accepting applications for the academic session 2022/2023.

This is a 3.5 years funded studentship available to Home/EU/ Worldwide students who will commence the PhD study at the university in the UK.

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Golden chance for international students to complete their PhD study in the UK

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Northumbria University has established itself as a premier educational and research institution in the United Kingdom. It is one of the largest institutions in the world, with around 26,000 students from over 140 countries, and has a number of awards in all subjects’ areas and degree at any level.

Why study at Northumbria University? As a student at this university, you will receive the highest quality education while also having access to a wide range of incredible facilities and job prospects. The university is constantly exploring and practising innovative approaches to promote student retention and employment.

Application Deadline: The closing date for applications is 24th January 2022.

Brief Description

  • University: Northumbria University
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: Full tuition fees
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: 13
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in the UK


  • Eligible Countries: Applications are accepted from around the world.
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: PhD degree will be awarded in any subject offered by the university
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • You must have or expect to gain a First Class or high 2:1 Honours degree or international equivalent in a relevant subject or subject relevant to the proposed PhD project. Enthusiasm for research, the ability to think and work independently, excellent analytical skills, and strong verbal and written communication skills are also essential requirements.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Applicants have to take admission to the research degree program at the university. After that, they can complete the online application form for the grant.
  • Supporting Documents: You must submit all the following documents:
  • A fully completed application form (all sections must be completed)
  • Evidence of academic qualifications (certificates and transcripts)
  • Evidence of accepted English language proficiency for applicants whose first language is not English
  • A 1,000-word research proposal,
  • Admission Requirements: For taking admission for the course, applicants must have a master’s degree from the recognized university.
  • Language Requirement: For applicants whose first language is not English, you must meet our minimum overall and component scores for research programmes. For applicants to all Faculties, this is the equivalent of an IELTS overall score of 6.5 with no component below 6.0. For Newcastle Business School, you will also need to achieve a score of 6.5 in the writing component of IELTS. Ensure you have to meet the English language competency requirement of the university.


The studentship programme is available to Home/EU/ Worldwide students and covers full UK fees and a living allowance of £15,609.

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