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Exploring Relationship of Black Communities with and to HE - RS/20/14


School of Arts and Media

About the Project

PhD (via MPhil) Studentship - Exploring the Relationship of Black Communities with and to HE

This studentship will be located in the School of Arts and Media

Reference Number: RS/20/14

Applications are invited for a PhD (via MPhil) studentship into explore the relationship that Black communities and individuals living in and around the Lancashire region have with higher education and with the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in particular. The studentship is tenable for up to 3 years full time (subject to satisfactory progress). Both Home/EU and International applicants may apply and studentship fees of £4440 will be covered and an annual stipend of £15,235 per year (up to 3 years).

It is expected that the successful applicant will commence on 1st February 2021.

Project Title:


Exploring Relationship of Black Communities with and to HE

This project seeks to explore the relationship that Black communities and individuals living in and around the Lancashire region have with higher education and with University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in particular. The project will seek to review and explore the historical and current relationships that Black communities have with higher education and UCLan. The project will seek to identify the factors that influence or have influenced these relationships and the level of connectedness that exists.

The research may investigate this relationship through one or more of the following lenses; art, literature, cultural or education studies. The project will develop a contextual framework for strengthening the relationship between Black communities of Lancashire and surrounding regions and UCLan.

Further information


Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Dr Fazila Bhimji - and/or Professor Alan Rice to discuss this opportunity and the project before applying.

For the application form and full details go to: http://www.uclan.ac.uk/research/study/studentships.php .

Completed application forms along with a detailed proposal of no more than 1200 words, outlining the focus of your study, proposed methodology and expected outcomes should be returned to the Research Student Registry email quoting the studentship reference number RS/20/14.

Closing Date: 30th November 2020
Proposed Interview Date: w/c 14th December 2020

CURRENT UCLAN RESEARCH STUDENTS WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THIS RESEARCH STUDENTSHIP

Funding Notes

The studentship is tenable for up to 3 years full time (subject to satisfactory progress). Both Home/EU and International applicants may apply and studentship fees of £4440 will be covered and an annual stipend of £15,235 per year (up to 3 years).

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