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Department of Social Sciences (Advert Reference RDF20/SSL)

  • Funded PhD Programme (Students Worldwide)
    Funded PhD Programme (Students Worldwide)

Profile Description

Contact for queries relating to academic proposals: Professor Simon Winlow

Social Sciences research at Northumbria is concerned with analysing and explaining how the lives of individuals, societies and nations are being transformed by multi-level processes of change, from the global to the local.

We welcome proposals in the following areas:

Criminology: especially proposals that address social harm, green criminology, criminological theory, developing criminal markets, policing, sex work and violence.

International Development: especially projects focussed on finding solutions to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs) and the UK government's Global Challenges Agenda --

Politics and International Relations: especially international organizations, peace and conflict studies, political theory, civil societies and citizenship

Sociology: especially topics on identities, cultures, and gender.

For further information see https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/academic-departments/social-sciences-languages/research/

Eligibility and How to Apply:

Please note eligibility requirement:

• We expect all applicants to be able to display clear signs of academic excellence. Applicants must have at least a 2:1 degree in a relevant discipline (or equivalent GPA from non-UK universities). We expect most applicants to hold a relevant Masters degree.
• Appropriate IELTS score, if required.
• Applicants cannot apply for this funding if currently engaged in Doctoral study at Northumbria or elsewhere.

For further details of how to apply, entry requirements and the application form, see
https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/research/postgraduate-research-degrees/how-to-apply/

Please note: Applications that do not include a research proposal of approximately 1,000 words, or that do not include the advert reference RDF20/SSL will not be considered.

Deadline for applications: Friday 24 January 2020

Start Date: 1st October 2020

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community.

Funding Notes

The studentship is available to Home/EU/ Worldwide students including a full stipend, paid for three years at RCUK rates (for 2019/20, this is £15,009 pa) and full fees.

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