Ulster University is pleased to be able to offer a number of PhD Studentships across all current subject areas in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.
The University offers opportunities for doctoral study on both a full and part time basis.
Applicants should indicate the research area or project for which they wish to be considered, applicants for self-funded PhD studies are also invited to come forward with their own projects.
Prospective students are also encouraged to contact the supervisor(s)/contact(s) associated with particular projects and research areas in sufficient time in advance of applying before the deadline of 18th February 2019, in order to receive feedback on their proposal drafts.
We encourage you to compose your proposal using our proposal guidance.
The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences offers PhD opporunties in the following subject areas:
The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences offers research on all four of Ulster's campuses, across six centres:
We are a research intensive Faculty, led by world leading researchers delivering courses and research across the full range of disciplines in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
There is a strong emphasis on professional accreditation, work-based learning and employability, to equip you with the necessary skills and qualifications to gain a competitive edge in your future career.
We are home to the Belfast School of Art, founded in 1849, the award-winning Ulster University Law Clinic, and world leading research centres in the fields of peace and conflict, human rights and transitional justice.
Our Creative Industries centre draws together world class teaching and research across the Faculty to support the development of the art, film, games, music and animation sectors in Northern Ireland.
The University's main competition for funding for full-time PhD for entry in the 2019/20 academic year is open and will close on 18 February 2019.
Awards are available funded through the Department for the Economy (DfE) and by the University (VCRS).
Applications are welcomed from UK/EU and international applicants. Applicants should be aware that the competition for funded entry is very high.
All applications for studentships will be considered on a competitive basis and with regard to the candidate's qualifications, skills, experience and interests.
Applicants should note that disclosure of disability or personal circumstances should be made as part of the application process or as soon as possible thereafter in order to facilitate any necessary accommodation.
How to apply for PhD Studentships
All applications for admission and funding should be made using the online admission system access to which can be found on the University home page: https://www.ulster.ac.uk/doctoralcollege/postgraduate-research/apply/how-to
You do not need to make a separate application to be considered for University studentships. Please indicate on your application for admission that you wish to be considered for a studentship.
If you have a query about the application procedure, contact the Doctoral College [email protected]
Some or all of the PhD opportunities in this programme have funding attached. Applications for this programme are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide. Funding may only be available to a limited set of nationalities and you should read the full programme details for further information.