School of Social Sciences - James Lincoln PhD Studentship - 2021 - TO BE CONFIRMED
Type of award
Dr Sophie Woodward, Postgraduate Research Director, School of Social Sciences.
School of Social Sciences
- Tuition fees for duration of programme
- Maintenance stipend (currently £15,009 per year)
The studentship is open to students who have had a period away from University and are returning to study, or within the discipline area of economics. This studentship is part of an ongoing commitment to widening participation within the School of Social Sciences, and an awareness of the need to increase opportunities for PhD students from non-traditional backgrounds. We particularly encourage applicants who have had a period away from University education (whether this is before or after undergraduate study). For students who are returning to study, the studentship is open to applications within all of the 8 disciplines within the School of Social Sciences.
Continuation of award
Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.
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:
This funding is available to students undertaking study in:
- Social Anthropology
- Social Statistics
Applicants are expected to have a First Class or Upper Second Class Bachelor Honours UK degree and/or a Master's degree (minimum merit, with a minimum overall average of 65%, including 65% in dissertation and no mark below 55%) in a social science subject.)
Applicants must first submit an on-line programme application by 8 January 2021
08 Jan 2021
To be confirmed
This studentship is inspired by the life and legacy of Dr James Lincoln, a Lecturer in Economics in the School of Social Sciences at the University of Manchester, who passed away earlier this year. Dr Lincoln carried out research in the area of econometrics; after graduating from his undergraduate degree at the University of Manchester in 1995, he went to work in the corporate world and returned to study a MSC and PhD in Economics and Econometrics, before becoming a Lecturer.
Contact details for enquiries
- Edita Pymm
PhD Admissions Manager
Tel: 0161 275 4743