sciences at Brunel University for UK, EU and international students
for a January 2012 start, (or as soon as possible thereafter).
The School of Social Sciences is providing opportunities for promising
academic talent to undertake doctoral study. This is a significant
opportunity for those who show academic excellence in our areas of
Successful applicants will be awarded £12,372 per annum over three
years, which includes a fee-waiver of £3,732 and a stipend of £9,000.
In exceptional cases an additional fee contribution for international
students may be available.
In return, students will be required to undertake up to 150 hours of
teaching/academic work per year. This is an excellent opportunity for
students to gain valuable experience for their future academic career.
We are interested in receiving applications across the following
disciplines and welcome applications that are inter-disciplinary in
Economics and Finance
Politics, International Relations and History
Sociology and Communications
In addition to applicants having to meet the subject's normal entry
criteria, the School's Studentship Selection Panel will be reviewing
applications to ensure that the research topic proposed is of
excellent quality, well developed, coherent and achievable within the
three years. The Panel is seeking candidates who have demonstrated
significant progress in their academic career so far.
How to apply
apply for a PhD online
meet the entry criteria for the PhD programme in their chosen subject area
be a new applicant for a PhD (all applications must be received by
the deadline) or
hold an existing offer of a PhD from Social Sciences at Brunel University.
New applicants must attach a letter to the application stating that
they wish to apply for the scholarship. Existing offer holders must
submit a letter of application to email@example.com by the
Closing date: Wednesday 23 November 2011
For further information: firstname.lastname@example.org
*The PhD scholarships only apply to our current full-time PhD courses
and are not applicable to the part-time PhD courses or the New Route
For more information, please visit official website: www.brunel.ac.uk