EPSRC Doctoral Training Partnership Studentships in Alliance Manchester Business School (2022-23 entry)

Type of award


Managing departments

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Alliance Manchester Business School


Each studentship comprises  tuition fees, an annual stipend starting at approximately £15,609, and £1,000 research training support grant per year for four years.

Specified use

Tuition Fees, stipend and research training support grant.

Tenable period

The studentships are tenable for four years commencing September 2022

Continuation of award

Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.

Number available

One full-time PhD studentship is offered for candidates commencing the PhD studies in the Faculty of Humanities in the academic session 2022-23.

Funding provider

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

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

Subject restrictions

This funding is available to students undertaking study in:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business and Management
  • Science, Technology and Innovation Policy

Academic requirements

Candidates must have an Upper Second class honours degree or above and a Masters degree with an overall mark of 65% or above, or an equivalent combination of qualifications and/or experience. Additionally, they are expected to meet the specific requirements of the intended PhD programme.

Nationality restrictions

Other eligibility criteria

The proposed research project must be within the remit of EPSRC's research themes. Please see EPSRC website for information.

Application procedure

To be considered for this award, candidates should submit a complete PhD application by  21 February 2022  and indicate that they wish to be considered for this particular funding opportunity.

Application form

Additional documentation

  1. PhD application form
  2. Degree certificate and transcripts
  3. Research proposal maximum of 1,500 words excluding reference. Over-length proposals will be automatically excluded from the Faculty consideration.
  4. A separate statement of fit to EPSRC research themes (maximum 250 words)
  5. Two academic references 

Selection body

Faculty of Humanities Postgraduate Research Committee

Closing date

21 February 2022

Decision date

The outcome of this competition will be announced at the end of May 2022. Individual feedback on applications will not be available.

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