PhD Studentships for International Students in Social Sciences in UK

The University of Manchester is now accepting applications for PhD studentships to pursue the full-time and part-time course in 2019-2020. The studentships are awarded to highly qualified students undertaking study in Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Social Anthropology, Social Statistics and Sociology.

The University of Manchester is a public research university in Manchester, England, formed in 2004 by the merger of the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology and the Victoria University of Manchester.

PhD Studentships for International Students in Social Sciences in UK

Scholarship Benefits

  • UK/EU tuition Fees
  • Also, a small number of awards which will cover international tuition fees
  • £14,777 annual stipend (to be confirmed)
  • Students can claim for certain research expenses from the Research Training Support Grant.

Scholarship Eligibility

Candidates MUST normally have;

  • Bachelors (Honours) degree (or overseas equivalent) at 2:1 level or above in a cognate subject,and
  • Normally a Masters degree at 65% overall average with minimum 65% in dissertation and with no mark below 55% (or overseas equivalent) in a relevant cognate subject, preferably one with a substantial research methods component. Transcripts will be carefully scrutinised to ensure that applicants have the required background.
  • Note; due to the volume of applications received each year, and limited spaces, regrettably offers cannot be made to all applicants who satisfy the academic entry criteria.
  • All applicants who pass the initial assessment stage will be interviewed before any offer is confirmed.

Scholarship Requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

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