Coventry University Featured PhD Programmes
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Featured PhD Programmes
University of Edinburgh Featured PhD Programmes
University College London Featured PhD Programmes
University of East Anglia Featured PhD Programmes

Cardiff Business School - WALES ESRC FULLY FUNDED GENERAL STUDENTSHIPS (Business and Management)

  • Funded PhD Programme (European/UK Students Only)
    Funded PhD Programme (European/UK Students Only)

Profile Description

Cardiff Business School invites applications for PhD study with the possibility of being awarded a fully-funded ESRC DTP Studentship, available to start in October 2020, which are available in the areas of:

Applications are invited from exceptional candidates with a first class or strong upper second class honours degree, or appropriate Masters' degree. We welcome applications for both full and part-time study, and studentships are available as either '1+3' (i.e. one full year of research training Masters followed by three years full-time Doctoral study, or the part-time equivalent), or '+3' (i.e. three years of full-time doctoral study or its part-time equivalent), depending on the needs of the applicant. Further details on types of awards. The closing deadline for application is Monday 3 February 2020 at 12 noon.

Studentship commence in October 2020 and cover your tuition fees, a maintenance grant (currently £15,009 p.a. for 2019/20 for full-time students); and access to an additional Research Training Support Grant (RTSG). Other opportunities may include overseas fieldwork allowance, internships, overseas institutional visits and other grants.

A completed application form should be submitted by Monday 3 February 2020 at 12 noon. In the funding section, please select “I will be applying for a scholarship/grant” and “ESRC Wales Doctoral Training Partnership”. Incomplete applications or applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.

Please include:

1. Covering letter: Set out your reasons and motivation for applying to study at Cardiff University, your understanding and expectations of doctoral study; your academic interests; particularly those relating to your proposed research. The letter should be no more than two pages.

2. Academic / Professional Qualifications: Where appropriate, this should also include proof of English Language Competency (7.0 IELTS minimum).

3. References: Two academic references. Candidates must approach referees themselves and include references with their application.

4. Curriculum Vitae: It should be no longer than two pages.

5. Research Proposal: The proposal should be up to a maximum of 1000 words, not including bibliographic references. We suggest that you use the following headings in your proposal:

  1. Title, aims and purpose of the research;
  2. Brief overview of the academic literature relevant to your field;
  3. Proposed design/methods;
  4. Academic contributions of your research;
  5. Indicative bibliographic references.

 

Funding Notes

ESRC studentships are highly competitive. Candidates should have an excellent academic background in Business and Management, holding a 1st or strong upper 2nd class degree. Applications from those also holding a relevant research training Masters degree (or an equivalent background in research training) will be considered for a +3 award. Full awards (fees plus maintenance stipend) are open to UK Nationals and EU students who can satisfy UK residency requirements.

Mae'r rhaglen hon ar gael drwy gyfrwng y Saesneg yn unig. I wneud cais am wybodaeth yn Gymraeg, cysylltwch â'r Tîm Recriwtio Ôl-raddedigion ().

Related Subjects

How good is research at Cardiff University in Business and Management Studies?

FTE Category A staff submitted: 72.60

Research output data provided by the Research Excellence Framework (REF)

Click here to see the results for all UK universities

Email Now

Insert previous message below for editing? 
You haven’t included a message. Providing a specific message means universities will take your enquiry more seriously and helps them provide the information you need.
Why not add a message here
* required field
Send a copy to me for my own records.

Your enquiry has been emailed successfully





FindAPhD. Copyright 2005-2019
All rights reserved.