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Faculty of Arts

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

Profile Description

PhD Studentships 2017-18

Ulster University is pleased to be able to offer a number of PhD Studentships across all current subject areas in Arts https://www.ulster.ac.uk/faculties/arts/schools/research-graduate-school

The Faculty of Arts through its Research Graduate School enables high quality research in the broad spectrum of disciplines, as well as inter-related areas.

The Research Graduate School offers opportunities for doctoral study on both a full and part time basis.

Prospective students are advised to contact the named staff member about a PhD research proposal before submitting an online application. PhD supervision is available within the research areas listed below.

• Cinematic Arts
• Creative Technologies
• Drama
• Music
• Museum & heritage studies
• English
• History
• Irish and Celtic Studies
• Irish and European Folklore
• Media

The Research Graduate School has an administrative responsibility for all aspects of the research student's progress from initial application to final examination. Details of the School's role and the processes it oversees are provided in the Faculty's handbook for postgraduate research. This is to be read in conjunction with the university-wide information that the Research Office provides.

The University's main competition for funding for full-time PhD and MRes for entry in the 2017/18 academic year is open and will close on 24 February 2017. 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 and are advised to discuss their application prior to submission with the staff noted within the project description.  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: http://www.ulster.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/phdresearch-degrees/how-to-apply

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.

Applications for admission on a self-funded basis or funded externally can be made at any time.

If you have a query about the application procedure, contact the Research Student Administration

If you have a query about the project contact the Research Graduate School, or the named staff member.

Funding Notes

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.

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