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Postgraduate Research Studentships in Social Sciences

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Profile Description

The Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of East Anglia, England, has an excellent internationally renowned research reputation with strong international and European links to universities, research institutes and research councils throughout the world. Researchers at UEA have extensive international networks and regularly engage with governments, policy advisers and other public and private sector organisations.

Our research programmes, and reputation help graduates to enter a wide range of professions - academic, practitioner or policy-related work and careers in the private or public sector.

Funding Opportunities

UEA studentships


The Social Science Graduate School is pleased to announce that it will be awarding up to 10 University funded PhD studentships. Within this up to 4 awards that will cover full international fees and up to 3 studentships combining an approved research Master's course and a PhD (4 years total funding) are available.

Studentships are available for the following Schools, please follow the links for School specific details:

• Economics
• Education and Lifelong Learning
• International Development
• Law
• Norwich Business School
• Social Work
• Psychology

Studentships cover tuition fees (UK/EU rates), a tax-free maintenance grant (currently £14,553per year), and a research training support grant. International students are welcome to apply for up to 4 awards that cover additional international fees to the standard 3-year award.

Applications for all studentships are invited from suitably qualified graduates. Candidates applying for a PhD studentships should hold, or expect to hold, relevant undergraduate and Master's degrees (or equivalent) including some research experience. Candidates applying for a 1+3 studentship should hold or expect to hold a relevant undergraduate degree. Candidates will be interviewed, usually via telephone or Skype, as part of the selection process. EU and International applicants may be required to provide evidence of competence in the English Language.

Application deadline is 21 January 2018

For further information please contact the UEA PGR Office - email: [email protected] - tel: (01603) 591709

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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