Exeter's College of Humanities is offering up to 5 PhD studentships (open to Home/EU students only) for candidates aiming to begin studying in September 2016.
Exeter is a centre for world-leading research across the Humanities. Our departments are consistently placed at the top of national and international rankings.
Our PhD studentships are available to support any excellent project connecting with, or across, our disciplines. Exeter's researchers lead in a wide range of fields and debates in the Humanities. Current areas of enquiry include (but are not limited to):
Exeter is a portal to a rich variety of research resources offering unique archives in medieval and modern history, modern and contemporary literature and film. Dynamic partnerships with arts, culture and heritage organisations – British Museum, Historic England, London Film School, National Trust, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Tate Britain among many others – give our researchers access to a remarkable range of research collections and facilities.
Exeter offers PhD students exceptional support:
Duration and value of award
The studentships will be for a period of up to 3 years, dependent on satisfactory progress, and will cover full fees and an annual maintenance grant of £14,057.
For further information on research opportunities please contact Professor Richard Toye, Director of Postgraduate Research: [email protected].
How to apply
To apply for a studentship:
Successful applicants normally have a good first degree (at least 2.1, or international equivalent) in a relevant field of humanities, and have obtained, or are currently working towards a Master's degree at Merit level, or international equivalent, in a relevant field of humanities. If English is not your first language then you will also need to satisfy our English language entry requirements.
Method of application
You will need to complete an online application form where you must submit some personal details and upload a full CV, research proposal, transcripts, details of two referees and, if relevant, proof of your English language proficiency, by 31 January 2016.
For more information go to the following website:
Dr Matt Barber, Graduate School Administrator
Email: [email protected]
College of Humanities Graduate School, University of Exeter
Queen's Building, The Queen's Drive
Exeter, Devon, EX4 4QH
Visit http://humanities.exeter.ac.uk/ for more information.
Some or all of the PhD opportunities in this programme have funding attached. It is available to citizens of a number of European countries (including the UK). In most cases this will include all EU nationals. However full funding may not be available to all applicants and you should read the full programme details for further information.