Vice Chancellors PhD Scholarships are currently being offered within the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing across which a rich variety of research takes place. PhDs are available in a number of key thematic areas across the faculty.
Funding is available for UK/EU applicants for either 36 months studying full time or 60 months studying part time.
Studentships will cover home/EU tuition fees plus a generous stipend equivalent to the full UKRI rate of £14,777 for full time students or 50% over 60 months for part time students.
International students will need to fund the shortfall of tuition fees each academic year (approx. £6200 per year)
The Biomolecular Sciences Research Centre (BMRC) is based within the Department of Biosciences and Chemistry and comprises of a number of research groups.
PhDs are available within the BMRC across the following 5 themes:
Please see www.shu.ac.uk/campaigns/research-degrees-in-the-biomolecular-sciences-research-centre for further details.
Research into Health and Social Care includes an extensive range of research, evaluation and development work in the field of health and social care, organised into a number of research groups.
PhDs are available within health and social care across the following 4 themes:
Please see www.shu.ac.uk/campaigns/research-degrees-in-hsc for further details.
The Department of Sport conducts research in a number of key areas including Sports Science and Physical Activity, Sports Economics and Sports Engineering
PhDs are available within sport across the following 6 themes:
Please see www.shu.ac.uk/campaigns/research-degrees-in-sport-and-physical-activity for further details.
Visit the staff research profiles to find someone whose research interests complement your own and we recommend that you contact them with a potential project to see whether they can support your ideas. You can work up a project proposal with a prospective supervisor to ensure your research is aligned to the advertised research themes. However, the details of any successful project could potentially change, given input from the supervisory team.
Please follow the links for further details of the current thematic areas advertised and research staff.
Applicants are requested to email a postgraduate application form (including a 1500 word proposal in section 9 (Please discuss with potential supervisors to ensure feasibility) to [email protected] by 12 noon on 31st May 2019.
Along with the proposal, please clearly identify: