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25 Fully-funded, Full-time Doctoral Studentships at Edinburgh Napier University, UK

Deadline:

April 10, 2015

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Fully funded PhD research studentships

Edinburgh Napier University is seeking to strengthen and expand areas of research excellence across our spectrum of research disciplines.

We are inviting high-quality applications for 25 fully-funded, full-time doctoral studentships.  Successful applicants will join a lively and thriving research student community and undertake original research in their chosen specialism.

Candidates should have or expect to achieve a First Class Honours Degree or 2:1 Honours Degree supported by a Master’s degree in a relevant subject.  Excellent written and oral communication skills in English are prerequisites of any successful application.

Areas of research

The University is inviting applications from a range of research areas in the following schools:

  • School of Arts & Creative Industries
  • Business School
  • School of Computing
  • School of Engineering & the Built Environment
  • School of Life, Sport & Social Sciences
  • School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Care

View a list of proposed PhD topics.

PhD studentships are offered on a full-time basis over three years.

How to apply

Applicants should email a completed application form to anniversaryscholarships@napier.ac.uk (view a guide to completing the application form).

Interviews will be scheduled to run throughout May and June 2015.  Successful applicants will start on 1 October 2015. Alternative start dates cannot be offered.

The deadline for applications is Friday 10 April 2015 at 12 noon.
 

Funding

PhD studentships are fully funded to cover full annual tuition fees (UK/EU or Overseas rate as applicable) and an annual stipend at the RCUK rate.
UK/EU and Non-UK/EU residents are eligible to apply.

Entry criteria

Candidates should have or expect to achieve a First Class Honours Degree or 2:1 Honours Degree supported by a Master’s degree in a relevant subject.

Excellent written and oral communication skills in English are prerequisites of any successful application. Applicants may also need to provide evidence of their ability to read, write, speak and listen in English at an appropriate level.  Ability can be demonstrated in a number of ways, as outlined in our summary document.

View a full overview of the University’s English Language entry requirements policy. This details all English Language qualifications that are accepted for entry to the University across all levels of study.

Disclaimer

Due to the volume of applications received, applicants will not receive correspondence to confirm receipt of their application and willonly be contacted if shortlisted to interview.

Only the information requested in the application form will be considered by the panel.  Additional documents submitted via email will not be considered.

If progressed to interview, you will be asked to provide copies of the relevant supporting documents.

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