The Centre for Research in Communication and Culture (CRCC) at Loughborough invites applications for a funded PhD studentship to start in January 2015 (or as soon thereafter as possible).
Loughborough University has an outstanding international reputation for its research and teaching in communication, media and cultural analysis. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, our submission to the D36 Unit of AssessmentCommunication, Cultural and Media Studies, Library and Information Management was ranked 7th / 67 according to Grade Point Average and 2nd in both Research Power and Research Intensity. In October 2015, the QS World rankings rated the university among the top 50 Universities in the world for Communication and Media Studies, for the fourth year in succession.
Funding and eligibility
The studentship is open to all graduates with backgrounds in relevantdisciplines and who are articulate, well qualified and highly motivated.
The minimum entry qualification is a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent.The studentship is for three years and will cover tuition fees at the UK/EUrate and an annual stipend of £14,057 (standard RCUK rate 2015/16 academicyear). International (non-EU) students may apply but will need to find thedifference in fees between those for a UK/EU and international™student themselves