ESRC Wales Doctoral Training Partnership PhD Studentship

Swansea University - Human Geography

A collaboration between Aberystwyth, Cardiff, and Swansea Universities

The ESRC Wales DTP PhD studentship for 2017 entry is now open for applications. We invite applications for a 1+3 or +3 studentship, full time or part time, to be held at one of the above Universities, with opportunities for co-supervision between institutions.

We encourage you to contact prospective supervisors well in advance of submission.

Please submit your application directly to your chosen University, using the institution’s PhD application process. Please specify that your application relates to the ESRC Wales DTP studentship.

The successful candidate will normally be expected to commence their PhD on 1 October 2017.

Academic Requirements:

Academic eligibility: Candidates must have a good undergraduate honours degree at first or upper second class level in a relevant subject area.

Residency Criteria:

To be eligible for a full award (stipend and fees), you must:

  • have settled status in the UK, meaning there are no restrictions on how long you can stay
  • have been ‘ordinarily resident’ in the UK for three years prior to the start of the studentship grant. This means you must have been normally residing in the UK (apart from temporary or occasional absences)
  • not have been residing in the UK wholly or mainly for the purpose of full-time education. This does not apply to UK and EU nationals

To be eligible for a fees-only award, you must:

be ordinarily resident in an EU member state, in the same way as UK students must be ordinarily resident in the UK

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Employment: Full-time ESRC studentship award holders cannot hold either a full-time job, or a permanent part-time job during the period of their award. Part-time ESRC studentship award holders cannot hold a full-time job.

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