2 x PhD Studentships in Government and Political Theory, 2013-2014

Posted by bbp5 at Apr 11, 2013 09:50 AM |
The Department of Politics and International Relations is pleased to offer two fully-funded studentships for October 2013 entry to its Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme. The studentships will pay UK/EU tuition fees for three years and include an annual stipend (worth at least £13,590 each year) and Research Training Support Grant (worth £750 each year). Deadline 31 May 2013

Research Areas and Supervision

The studentships are open to applicants wishing to pursue doctoral research in the fields of Government or Political Theory.

The successful applicants will join one of our research clusters - either in Parties, Participation, and Public Opinionor Global Ethics and Political Theory. Applications from a wide range of research areas are welcomed, including Euroscepticism, comparative politics, and electoral politics (Government) and citizenship, rights, and justice (Political Theory).

Supervisors will be appointed subject to the agreed research projects.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have a first-class or high upper second-class honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in a relevant discipline and meet the University’s standard English language entry requirements. It is expected that applicants will have a relevant Masters degree or be able to show evidence that they will achieve this before October 2013.

These studentships are only available to applicants who are eligible to pay the UK/EU tuition fee - i.e., those who are permanently resident in the UK or another EU country.

These studentships are for full-time study only and applicants must be able to commence their studies in October 2013.


More information and Application Procedure

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