The University of Manchester is now accepting applications for PhD studentships to pursue the full-time and part-time course in 2019-2020. The studentships are awarded to highly qualified students undertaking study in Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Social Anthropology, Social Statistics and Sociology.
The University of Manchester is a public research university in Manchester, England, formed in 2004 by the merger of the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology and the Victoria University of Manchester.
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- Application Deadline: December 2, 2019
- Course Level: Studentships are available for pursuing PhD programmme.
- Study Subject: Studentships are awarded within the School of Social Sciences. This funding is available to students undertaking study in Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Social Anthropology, Social Statistics and Sociology.
- UK/EU tuition Fees
- Also, a small number of awards which will cover international tuition fees
- £14,777 annual stipend (to be confirmed)
- Students can claim for certain research expenses from the Research Training Support Grant.
- Number of Awards: Not Known
- Nationality: This funding is available to all nationalities.
- The award can be taken in the UK
- Eligible Countries: This funding is available to all nationalities.
- Entrance Requirements: Candidates MUST normally have;
- Bachelors (Honours) degree (or overseas equivalent) at 2:1 level or above in a cognate subject,and
- Normally a Masters degree at 65% overall average with minimum 65% in dissertation and with no mark below 55% (or overseas equivalent) in a relevant cognate subject, preferably one with a substantial research methods component. Transcripts will be carefully scrutinised to ensure that applicants have the required background.
- Note; due to the volume of applications received each year, and limited spaces, regrettably offers cannot be made to all applicants who satisfy the academic entry criteria.
- All applicants who pass the initial assessment stage will be interviewed before any offer is confirmed.
- 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: The mode of applying is online. Full on-line application which must include;
- Research proposal
- Two academic references
- Degree certificates and transcripts
- Name of preferred supervisor (to be included on the application form)
- GRE score (Economics only)