Newcastle University is offering PhD Studentship in Research to Policy and Practice related to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
The Institute for Sustainability was set up to facilitate excellent research across traditional discipline boundaries, and to deliver practical engaged solutions to real-world issues relating to sustainability. The Institute acts to build and develop relationships which support interdisciplinary research at regional, national and international levels.
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The candidate should have a very good command of English language. Therefore, the application should be written in English.
Application deadline: January 29, 2018
Course Level: Studentship is available for pursuing PhD programme.
Study Subject: Studentship is awarded Research to Policy and Practice related to UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Award: 100% Band 2 tuition fees* at the overseas/international rate and an annual stipend at Research Council UK rate (£14,764 2018/19) tenable for 3 years with an additional £4,000 for travel and consumables over the duration of the award.
Number of Awards: There is only one studentship available.
The award can be taken in the UK
Eligible Countries: Studentship is only open to international candidates.
Entrance Requirements: The successful candidate will have a degree (at least 2:1 or equivalent) in a relevant subject. Preference will be given to a non-Newcastle University graduate. The studentship is only open to international candidates who are eligible for both stipend and tuition fees.
English Language Requirements: The candidate should have a very good command over English language. Therefore, the application should be written in English.
Only mandatory fields need to be completed however, you will need to include the following information:
- Insert the relevant programme code in the programme of study section
- Insert the relevant project studentship code in the studentship/partnership reference field
- Attach a two page covering letter relating to your project of choice, CV and additional supporting documentation as detailed in the application guide.
- Programme and project student
How to Apply:
The candidate must apply through the University’s online postgraduate application form.