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PhD Studentships in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

PhD Studentships in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Queen's University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland with a distinguished heritage and history. As a member of the Russell Group, Queen's is recognised as one of the UK's 24 leading research-intensive universities.

It is ranked 1st in the UK for research intensity (Complete University Guide 2022) and 9th in the world for international research collaboration (Research Excellence Framework 2014).

Belfast is a modern capital city, welcoming, easy to get around and an inexpensive place in which to live and study. Queen’s is on the pulse of the city’s social and economic heart, sharing a commitment to excellence, innovation and prosperity.

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Queen’s University Belfast is therefore pleased to welcome applications from talented and highly motivated applicants for the following PhD studentships commencing in 2022:

LINAS Doctoral Training Programme | Research

Open to: Home/UK/International Students

Interdisciplinary project themes: Artificial Intelligence, Social Justice and Public Decision-Making and Science, Governability and Society.

  • Full-time postgraduate research tuition fees at Standard UK Rates. The standard tuition fee for 2021/22 was £4,500 for one year of study
  • A maintenance award at the Research Councils UK national rate
  • Research training and expenses

*Application deadline: 14th January 2022

Northern Bridge Consortium – Studentships in Arts or Humanities

Open to: Home/International Students

These studentships cover –
(International applicants: please see further details in above link).

  • Payment of tuition fees and a maintenance award
  • Financial support to participate in a Northern Bridge Autumn Conference, an annual Summer School and a Completion and Leadership Workshop
  • Financial support for placements

*Application deadline: 12th January 2022


Northern Ireland Department for the Economy (DFE) Studentships

Open to: UK/EU Students

The studentship may cover maintenance and fees for a maximum of three years.

  • UK residents: fees plus maintenance
  • Other EU residents: fees only

*Application deadline: 21st January 2022


Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences International and EU PhD Scholarships

Open to: International and EU (non-UK) Students

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is offering fully funded scholarships for entry Sept 2022. More information available soon.

  • Include fees and stipend
  • Studentships start Sept 2022 - awards cannot be deferred

*Application deadline: 21st January 2022


Northern Ireland and North East (NINE) Studentships

Open to: Home/International Students

These studentships cover -

  • The offer of full tuition fee waiver and a tax free maintenance grant
  • Access to research training support funding
  • Access to a range of world leading experts across 7 institutions
  • The opportunity to work with non-academic partners

*Application deadline: 21st January 2022


*IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL APPLICANTS:

Applicants are required to submit a research proposal as part of their application for a PhD. In order to ensure that there is sufficient research expertise within the Faculty to supervise your project, it is recommended that you contact a member of academic staff to discuss your proposal prior to submitting your application. The academic can then advise if there is a potential supervisor available for this topic.

Further information on applying for a PhD, including sourcing a potential supervisor, is given here.

Please complete this enquiry form, if you have any queries regarding the above.

PhD Studentships in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

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