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School of Arts, Languages and Cultures PhD Studentships 2018-19

Type of award

Studentship

Managing department

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Value

The award covers tuition fees and a maintenance stipend (£14,764 in 2018-19). Students opting to study part -time will receive a pro-rata maintenance stipend.

Specified use

Tuition fees and living allowance.

Tenable period

Studentships are available for 3 year full-time programmes. Part-time studentships are also available.

Continuation of award

Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.

Number available

We will have a number of these studentships available, awarded on a competitive basis.

Funding provider

This award is internal.

The School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Level(s) of study

This funding is available to students undertaking the following types of study:

  • Postgraduate research

Allowed study options

This funding is available to students undertaking the following modes of study:

  • Full-time
  • Part-time

Subject restrictions

This funding is available to students undertaking study in:

  • Anthropology, Media and Performance
  • Arab World Studies
  • Archaeology
  • Art History and Visual Studies
  • Arts Management and Cultural Practices
  • Chinese Studies
  • Classics and Ancient History
  • Drama
  • East Asian Studies
  • English Literature, American Studies and Creative Writing
  • French Studies
  • German Studies
  • History
  • Humanitarianism and Conflict Response
  • Institute for Cultural Practices
  • Italian Studies
  • Japanese Studies
  • Linguistics and English Language
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Music
  • Religions and Theology
  • Russian and East European Studies
  • Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies
  • Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies

Academic requirements

Applicants must hold or expect to achieve a Masters-level qualification, which we would expect to be at distinction level, or equivalent, and have a first-class Honours degree (or non-UK equivalent).

Nationality restrictions

This funding is available to all nationalities.

Other eligibility criteria

  • MPhil students are not eligible to apply for this studentship.
  • Current PhD students are not eligible to apply for this studentship.

Application procedure

Applicants must apply using the School funding application form. Please submit the online application for a place on your chosen doctoral programme in the School by Monday 15 January 2018 at the latest. All supporting documentation, including references, must be submitted by that date. Please submit the completed School funding application form by 5pm GMT, Friday 9 February 2018, at the latest. Please note that this is a strict deadline and applications received after 5pm will not be included in the competition.

Application form

Additional documentation

Required documentation is as follows:                                                                       

  • School funding application form                                                                                                                 
  • Research proposal                                                                                                                                           
  • Degree certificates and transcripts                                                                                                          
  • References

Selection criteria

Applications will be ranked according to two key criteria: academic track-record, and the quality of the research proposal.

Selection body

The School of Arts, Languages and Cultures studentship committee.

Closing date

09 Feb 2018

All School funding applications must be received by the School by 5pm GMT, Friday 9 February 2018. Please note that this is a strict deadline and applications received after 5pm will not be included in the competition.

Decision date

Mid-April 2018

Additional information

Further guidance on the applying for the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures PhD Studentships can be found here: http://documents.manchester.ac.uk/display.aspx?DocID=34220

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