Doctoral Studentships 2017-18

The University of Manchester

Add to the dynamic research culture flourishing throughout our Schools and benefit from international research leadership under distinguished scholars.

The Faculty of Humanities is pleased to invite applications for Doctoral Studentships for 2017-18 entry from outstanding candidates planning to conduct rigorous, creative and original research on challenging and significant problems.

Over 140 fully-funded awards will be made across the whole range of arts, humanities and social sciences  subjects. Successful candidates will have access to world-class methods training and a comprehensive programme of Researcher Development to support you in becoming intellectual leaders within academia and beyond.

Subject to satisfactory progress, these awards will cover:

  • Tuition fees 
  • Annual maintenance grant of at least £14,296 (2016/17 rate)

Awards are open to both home and international students.

Early applications for the programme place are advised. Please see the link below for individual school deadlines.

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