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PPLS PhD Positionsfor International Students at University of Edinburgh in UK, 2019/20

The School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences (PPLS) is pleased to offer a number of PhD Positionsfor programmers starting in the 2019/20 academic year.

The The studentships are available to postgraduate students intending to study for a PhD within PPLS on either a full or part-time basis. The awards are offered on a highly competitive basis and are subject to annual renewal.



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These opportunities are funded by the School of PPLS. Psychology at Edinburgh brings together world-class researchers approaching the scientific study of mind and behaviour through a range of topics – from language development to dementia, personality to paranormal beliefs.


Application Deadline: November 30, 2018
Course Level: The studentships are available to study PhD scholarship
Study Subject: The studentships are available for Philosophy, Psychology and Linguistics & English Language (LEL)
Award: The Award provides full-time tuition fees (UK/EU or overseas level) with an annual stipend of £14,553 for three years (pro rata for part-time students)
Nationality: The grant is available to international students.
a number of scholarship: Number not given.
The award can be taken in the UK


  • Eligible Countries: International students. are eligible to apply for this application
  • Entrance Requirement: The successful applicant will have a very good undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline and ideally will have, or will be studying for, a postgraduate master’s degree (or equivalent).
    • Existing doctoral researchers (i.e. those in their 1st or 2nd year of doctoral study) are not eligible for this award.
    • These opportunities are funded by the School of PPLS.

Application procedure:

How to Apply: Read further information specific to subject areas.
• PhD Philosophy
• PhD Psychology
• PhD Linguistics & English Language
• Complete the application for the relevant PhD programmed.
• We encourage projects in the following areas:
• Crowd Psychology
• Using principles of group identity to improve crowd safety in emergencies and at mass events by exploring the role of group identity on feelings of safety, empowerment, and well-being. More broadly, examining underlying prejudice and stigmatization (and how these can be overcome), the role of collective action and efficacy in political change, and antecedents to political behaviour.

Online Application

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