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2020 PhD Studentship in Agriculture at University of Reading, UK

The University of Reading is inviting applicants for the PhD studentship for the talented students in the UK. The studentship is open for UK/EU students who hold at least a 2:1 honours degree in, agricultural economics, farm management, economics, business studies or a related socio-economic discipline.

  • Study Subject(s): Studentship is awarded to explore how the Farm Business Survey, and other appropriate datasets, can be used to evaluate changes in the sustainability of agricultural systems.
  • Course Level: Studentship is available for pursuing PhD research program at the University of Reading.
  • Scholarship Provider: University of Reading, UK
  • The award can be taken at the UK


In order to receive ESRC studentship funding you must meet the eligibility criteria set out by the ESRC; see SeNSS eligibility criteria for further information. Individual departments can advise about the English language requirements for your chosen PhD programme at Reading

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Open for International Students: UK/EU students are eligible for this PhD studentship

How to Apply

How to Apply: There is a two-stage process for the scheme: an Expression of Interest stage and an invitation-only Full Stage.  All applicants must complete an initial Expression of Interest and successful applicants will be invited to submit a full application.

If you are interested in applying for an ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Reading, contact Dr Anna Frej detailing your name and your proposed SeNSS pathway.


SeNSS scholarships include a Research Council rate stipend (currently £15,009 for 2021/20), tuition fees at the Home/EU rate and provide innovative and challenging world-class doctoral training in a dynamic, inter-disciplinary research environment.

 Application Deadline: January 20, 2020

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