University of Brighton is awarding up to 19 fully funded PhD studentships in the area of Arts and humanities, Life, Health and Physical Sciences and Social Sciences. Most studentships are worth more than £60,000 and will support full-time doctoral study over three or four years. Current doctoral students and those already in possession of a doctorate are not eligible to apply. The application deadline is 26 February 2015.
Study Subject(s): Studentships are awarded in the area of Arts and humanities, Life, Health and Physical Sciences and Social Sciences.
Course Level: Studentships are available for pursuing doctoral study at University of Brighton.
Scholarship Provider: University of Brighton, UK
Award can be taken at: UK
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Eligibility: Before making your application, please check that you meet the entry requirements.
-Academic entry requirements: For most projects, applicants should have a minimum of a 2:1 undergraduate degree and desirably hold or expect to achieve excellent grades in a masters degree, in a relevant subject from a UK university or comparable qualifications from another recognised university. Applicants are also required to submit a 1,000 word research proposal.
-English language entry requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English, must have successfully completed a Secure English language Test (SELT) in the last two years. Applicants who have obtained or are studying for a UK degree may apply without a SELT. However, the university may request a SELT is taken as part of any award made. English language IELTS requirements are: Engineering Doctorate (EngD): a minimum of 7.0 overall and 7.0 in writing, College of Arts and Humanities and School of Health Professions: 7.0 overall, 7 for writing, and none below 6.5, Brighton Business School and School of Sport and Service Management: 7.0 overall, 7 for writing, and none below 6.0, School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics and School of Environment and Technology: a minimum of 6.0 in each component and for all other subjects: 6.5 overall and minimum 6.0 for writing.
-If you have an English language qualification other than IELTS, please contact us to see if you are eligible to apply for a studentship. The UK Home Office will not accept TOEFL tests as proof of meeting the English language requirements.
-Current doctoral students and those already in possession of a doctorate are not eligible to apply.
Open for International Students: UK and International students can apply for these studentships.
Description: Building on an investment of £5 million over three years, the University of Brighton Doctoral College is offering 19 fully funded research studentships for 2015. Most studentships are worth more than £60,000 and will support full-time doctoral study over three or four years. They invite applications from world-class research students, to contribute towards their mission to stimulate innovation and test conventional wisdom in the interests of a better and fairer world.
Number of award(s): Up to 19 fully funded PhD studentships are available.
Duration of award(s): Studentships support full-time doctoral study over three or four years.
What does it cover? These are fully funded studentships for doctoral study. Most studentships are worth more than £60,000 and will support full-time doctoral study over three or four years.
Selection Criteria: Not Known
Notification: Successful applicants will be notified by 30 March.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. Although each studentship project is already defined, you are required to submit a 1,000 word research proposal to demonstrate your understanding and interpretation of the project. Where a studentship project is broad, please provide a detailed and specifc project proposal. Where a studentship project is detailed, please provide a broad proposal around the subject area. The application is complete once you have uploaded all of the following:
-Your research proposal (maximum 1,000 words).
-Copies of your bachelors and master certificates, including transcripts.
-Copy of your IELTS (or equivalent) certificate (if applicable).
-Copy of your passport.
-Two references uploaded or requested – one must be an academic reference from your most recent period of study. Both must have been written within the last year.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is 26 February 2015.