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PhD Studentships for International Students at Open University in UK, 2019

The Open University is inviting applications for full-time funded Ph.D. Studentships for the academic year beginning 1 February 2019.

This is available for international students. Studentships are available to pursue a Ph.D. program.

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Wonderful chance to study at Open University in the UK.

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The Open University (OU) is public distance learning and Research University, and one of the biggest universities in the UK for undergraduate education.

Applications Deadline: 11 April 2019


  • Applicants for the Ph.D. program should have minimum qualifications of an upper second class honors degree 2:1 (or an equivalent) and usually a specialist masters in a subject relevant to the intended study with a strong research element.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: To participate, the applicants need to submit an online application.
  • Supporting Documents: To apply, students must be ready to submit a covering letter indicating your suitability for the project, 1000 word proposal which indicates your knowledge of the literature, methods and likely approach to your project of interest, Certificates with transcripts, if possible, confirming your professional qualifications relevant to your application.
  • Language Requirements:  Applicants who speak English as a foreign language and/or are applying for a Tier 4 visa must have achieved SELTS (Secure English Language Test) from a UK Border Agency-approved provider at level B2 or above in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), in all four elements (reading, writing, listening, speaking).

Benefit: The studentships cover tuition fees, a generous research training support grant and a stipend (circa £14,533 per annum) for 36 months.

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