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16 International IAPETUS2 NERC PhD Studentships at Newcastle University in UK

In partnership with IAPETUS2, Newcastle University is offering the International IAPETUS2 NERC PhD Studentships to encourage the new research project ideas.

There are up to 16 awards available to encourage outstanding students who want to undertake PhD degree coursework for 3.5 years.

In different areas of education, Newcastle University offers many graduate and postgraduate degree programmes. It has world-class facilities for teaching and study, such as spacious classrooms, high-tech lecture theatres, well-equipped labs, vast libraries, and large conference rooms.

Why study at Newcastle University? Students should expect a high level of teaching while studying at this university, designed to challenge you and help you achieve your potential as a student and as an educator. You will be supported by the university to develop your independent learning abilities.

Application Deadline: January 8, 2021

Brief Description

  • University: Newcastle University
  • Department: IAPETUS and Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: 100% tuition fees
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: 16
  • Nationality: UK/EU/International
  • The award can be taken in the United Kingdom


  • Eligible Countries: Students from all over the nation are eligible to apply for the grant
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: PhD programme will be awarded in Geography, Natural and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Statistics and Physics, Civil Engineering, Computing, & Geoscience
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • Candidates must have a master’s degree from a recognized university.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: To apply for the award, applicants must apply through the University’s online postgraduate application system.
  • Supporting Documents: Candidates need to submit all the following supporting documents:
  • Attach a CV.
  • Attach a covering letter written by the prospective student, no greater than two sides in length, detailing their reasons for applying and why they have selected the project that they wish to conduct.
  • Two (or more) references, avoiding any references from any members of the supervisory team that are part of the research project that they wish to conduct.
  • Full transcripts of previous qualifications obtained to date and, if English is not your first language, a copy of your English language qualifications.
  • Admission Requirements: For admission, applicants must have a high 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, or equivalent, in archaeology or a related subject area.
  • Language Requirement: If English is not your first language we require you to meet the following English language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in writing, and 5.5 in all other sub-skills).


The Newcastle University will provide 100% for UK/EU/International tuition fees paid and an annual stipend (living expenses) of £15,490.00 pa.

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