Funding* will cover the student’s stipend at the current Research Council rate and University Fees. The studentships will be funded for three years in the first instance subject to eligibility**, with the possibility of additional funding in the fourth year depending on circumstances.
**The studentships are available to students who qualify for Home/EU fees
Applications from ineligible candidates will not be considered.
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