Four ESRC studentships are available from September 2009 tenable for either 1+3 or +3 scheme. We are looking for a highly motivated candidate who have a first class or upper second class degree and a Masters in a related discipline to pursue PhD studies in any area of research expertise within the School.
Candidates who have not completed an ESRC-recognised research training masters course will be considered for 1+3 award. Successful 1+3 candidates are required to undertake one of the School's recognised masters courses, followed by three years doctoral research.
ESRC 1+3 and +3 Quota Studentships are available to candidates who are classed as Home student for tuition fee purposes. EU nationals who have not been resident in the UK for 3 years immediately preceding the date of an award are eligible for tuition fee only awards. Please refer to ESRC Guidance for full details.
The studentships cover tuition fees, a starting stipend of £13,290 per year (not subject to income tax or National Insurance deductions) and research training support grant.
Further details regarding eligibility for ESRC funding can be found at: www.esrc.ac.uk