College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities - Studentships and Postgraduate Funding

Find below currently available PhD Studentships and postgraduate funding opportunities for subjects within the College of Social Science, Arts and Humanities. (see http://www2.le.ac.uk/research/degrees/phd for subject listings)
School/DepartmentDescriptionClose Date
School of History, Politics and International Relations

PhD in History

AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Studentship with The Science Museum

Science, Technology and Road Safety in the Motor Age.

Full details and application information

Informal enquiries to Prof Simon Gunn sg201@le.ac.uk

Available to UK/EU applicants who meet the Research Council eligibility criteria.

 

Midday UK time

21 April 2017

School of History, Politics and International Relations.

PhD in History

AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Studentship with The National Archives

Defending Modernity? Communicating with the Public about Nuclear Energy: Historical Perspectives

Informal enquiries to Dr Sally Horrocks T: 0116 252 5070 E: smh4@le.ac.uk

Full details and application information

Available to UK/EU applicants who meet the Research Council eligibility criteria.

Midday (UK time)

20 April 2017

School of Business

(Management)

9  x 4 year Management PhD places funded by Graduate Teaching Assistantships (GTA Summary)

1 x 4 year Management PhD places funded by a Graduate Research Assistantship (GRA Summary)

Funding Information Further Guidance

Application Information

GTA and GRA funding is available to UK/EU and International applicants.*

*The funding offers a stipend/salary package and a UK/EU fee waiver. International applicants must be able to fund the difference between UK/EU and International fees for the full 4 years of study.

Enquiries to Mrs Teresa Bowdrey

 

 

20th April 2017

School of Business

(Economics)

5 x 4 year Economics PhD places funded by Graduate Teaching Assistantships (GTA Summary).pdf

Project and PhD application information (.pdf)

GTA Funding application (.doc)

GTA PhD funding is available to UK/EU and International applicants.*

*The funding offers a stipend/salary package and a UK/EU fee waiver. International applicants must be able to fund the difference between UK/EU and International fees for the full 4 years of study.

Enquiries to economicsphd@le.ac.uk

 

30 April 2017

School of Arts

Fully-funded PhD Studentships (Graduate Teaching Assistants) to commence September 2017

1 x PhD in English - Victorian/Nineteenth-Century Literature.

1 x PhD in Modern Languages - Modern Languages: either French, Spanish or Italian.

Studentship and application information (.pdf)

For informal enquiries please contact:

English PhD EnglishPhD@le.ac.uk

Modern Languages PhD  ModLangPhD@le.ac.uk.

GTA PhD funding is available to UK/EU and International applicants.*

*The funding offers a stipend/salary package and a UK/EU fee waiver. International applicants must be able to fund the difference between UK/EU and International fees for the full 4 years of study.

 

2nd May 2017

CAMEo Research Institute for Cultural and Media Economies

2 x Fully-funded PhD Studentships (Graduate Research Assistants)

CAMEo Research Institute for Cultural and Media Economies

Full details and application process (.pdf)

Informal enquiries to Prof Mark Banks mark.banks@leicester.ac.uk or Dr Doris Ruth Eikhof dre9@le.ac.uk


GRA PhD funding is available to UK/EU and International applicants.*

*The funding offers a stipend/salary package and a UK/EU fee waiver. International applicants must be able to fund the difference between UK/EU and International fees for the full 4 years of study.

Application enquiries to cameo@le.ac.uk

 

 

3rd May 2017

Department of Criminology

Criminology PhD Funded by Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA)

Criminology PhD Funded by Graduate Research Assistantship (GRA)

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made in the first instance to Isobel McEwen email: crimphd@le.ac.uk or 0116 252 5755.

GTA and GRA funding is available to UK/EU and International applicants.*

*The funding offers a stipend/salary package and a UK/EU fee waiver. International applicants must be able to fund the difference between UK/EU and International fees for the full 4 years of study

 

31 May 2017

 

 

School of Media, Communication and Sociology

4 year Graduate Teaching Assistantship Funding. (GTA Summary pdf) available for a PhD in:

Media and Communication or Sociology

Full details, research areas and application information. (.pdf)

Informal enquiries can be made to Prof John Goodwin, Director of Postgraduate Research.

GTA  funding is available to UK/EU and International applicants.*

*The funding offers a stipend/salary package and a UK/EU fee waiver. International applicants must be able to fund the difference between UK/EU and International fees for the full 4 years of study

 

31 May 2017

College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities

International Postgraduate Research (PGR) Excellence Scholarships available for September 2017 start.

We have eight PhD scholarships available. Each Scholarship offers a fee discount of £5,000 per year for three years. Total package worth £15,000.*

Open to International (non EU) self funded applicants for full time campus based or part time Distance Learning in subjects listed within the College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities.

Funding and application details

Enquiries to pgradmissions@le.ac.uk

*Successful applicants must be able to pay the remainder of their fees and living costs themselves.

 

 

1 June 2017

Department of Criminology / Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour

3 year Cross College PhD studentship

Offered jointly between Department of Criminology and Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour.

Supervisors Dr Matthew Tonkin and Dr Ruth Hatcher

Enquiries to Dr Matthew Tonkin mjt46@le.ac.uk

Project and application information. (.pdf)

UK/EU and international* applicants.

The studentship provides a stipend and UK/EU fee waiver for 3 years.

*International applicants must be able to demonstrate that they can fund the difference between UK/EU and International Fees if they wish to be considered.

 

11 June 2017 (23:59)

Health Sciences and Sociology

Cross College 3 year PhD studentship

The impact of environment and routines on interactions with patients and relatives in acute care settings: a video-reflexive ethnography

Supervisors: Dr C Tarrant ccp3@le.ac.uk  (Health Sciences ) and Prof J Hughes jh528@le.ac.uk  (Sociology)

Project and application information (.pdf)

Available to UK/EU applicants only

Friday 16 June 2017
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Masters Degree (MA, MSc, MBA, LLM, MRes) Funding

Scholarships and bursaries for Masters degrees are advertised as they become available.

Please see the main listing for current Masters degree funding opportunities.

Scholarships available for individual Masters Courses can be found on the Fees and Funding section of the relevant Masters Course page.

Discount Schemes

Other Funding Sources

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