The Brunel University in London is offering Funded PhD Studentship in Sociology, Leisure and Wellbeing within the College of Health & Life Sciences. Applications are open for legal national of the UK or other country in the European Economic Area (EEA) or Swiss nationals.
Brunel University London is a world-class university based in Uxbridge, West London, and was established in 1966. We will strengthen our position as a leading multidisciplinary research-intensive technology university delivering economic, social and cultural benefit. Excellence, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit will be at the heart of everything we do.
- Applications Deadline: November 12, 2018
- Course Level: Studentship is available to pursue PhD programme.
- Study Subject: Studentship is awarded in the fields of Sociology, Leisure and Wellbeing.
- Scholarship Award: Based in the College of Health and Life Sciences and funded by Brunel University London, the studentship offers an annual London rate stipend of £16,777 plus Home/EU tuition fees, for a maximum of 36 months. Preferred start date is 1st January 2019.
- Nationality: Applications are open for legal national of the UK or other country in the European Economic Area (EEA) or Swiss nationals.
- Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
- Scholarship can be taken in the UK
Eligibility for the Scholarship
Eligible Countries: Applications are open for legal national of the UK or other country in the European Economic Area (EEA) or Swiss nationals.
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:
Candidates should have an undergraduate degree (first or upper second class) or equivalent qualification in Sociology, Sport Sciences, Leisure Studies or a related Life or Social Science discipline. A Masters qualification in a relevant area would be desirable. Experience in conducting qualitative data collection and analysis is essential. Applicants who have not been awarded a degree by a University in the UK will be expected to demonstrate English language skills to IELTS 7.0 (minimum 6.0 in any section).
English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.
How to Apply: If you wish to apply, please e-mail the following to chls-pgr-office-at-brunel.ac.uk by November 12, 2018:
- An up-to-date CV.
- A single-page A4 single-spaced personal statement stating the name of PhD being applied for and setting out why you are a suitable candidate (i.e. outlining your qualifications and skills).
- One example of your academic writing (e.g. an essay, a section from an undergraduate or Masters dissertation).
- A summary of your teaching experience or the teaching activities you feel you could support.
- Names and contact details for two academic referees.
- A copy of your highest degree certificate and transcript.
- A copy of your English language qualification, where applicable.