The School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research at the University of Kent has a number of doctoral scholarships starting in September 2020. Successful candidates will demonstrate academic excellence and outstanding research potential.
Scholarships will be offered at the standard UK Research Councils’ rate and administered under the Graduate Teaching Assistant Scheme (GTA) which is designed for students seeking to gain teaching experience alongside their studies.
Kent, a research-led university, provides a vibrant and challenging academic environment informed by an international perspective and collaboration with top-ranked universities around the world. Our global partnerships provide the foundation for our international approach to research and teaching. In the most recent REF (2014) Kent was judged to have world-leading research in all subjects submitted and was ranked 17th in the UK for research intensity.
One of 21 academic schools, the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research covers a wide variety of subject areas including:
Environmental Social Science
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Mental Health of People with Learning Disabilities
Find out more about our research and potential supervisors.
We offer postgraduate research at our locations in Canterbury and Medway
The deadline by which all eligible research doctoral applicants are guaranteed consideration for funding is 19 January 2020. To apply: