PhD Doctoral Studentships

University of Winchester

The University of Winchester is seeking talented, enthusiastic, and highly motivated individuals to become part of our expanding and vibrant postgraduate research community. We are offering 3 fully funded (stipend + fees) PhD studentships starting in October 2017. All of the studentships are for up to three years: annual renewal of the studentships is subject to satisfactory progression.

We welcome applications from a variety of disciplines within these faculties:

  • Arts
    • English, Creative Writing and American Studies
    • Media and Film
    • Performing Arts
  • Business, Law and Sport
    • Business
    • Law
    • Sport
  • Education, Health and Social Care
  • Humanities and social Sciences
    • Psychology
    • History
    • Theology, Religion and Philosophy
    • Archaeology
    • Applied Social Sciences

Please note this is a competitive process and only three places are available. Your first step before applying is to visit our studentship webpage to find out the areas of research available, potential supervisors, and details of the application process.

Applicants will normally have a track record of high academic achievement, relevant to the discipline being applied to, demonstrated by a first class or high upper second undergraduate honours degree and/or a master’s degree (or equivalent), and supported by two academic references. The ability to work independently, with the support of a supervisory team, and the enthusiasm to contribute to a vibrant and stimulating research environment are essential.

Key Dates:

  • Deadline for applications; 15 May 2017
  • References direct from referees* required by: 28 May 2017
  • Interviews will be held between: 19 June and 30 June 2017
  • Awards begin: 01 October 2017 (induction 28 and 29 September 2017)

*Applicants will need to instruct their referees to email their references directly to:

For an informal discussion about these positions please contact the relevant PGR Faculty Co-ordinator for your research area:

For information about the studentship application process please contact Kay Carter (telephone: (01962) 826457 or email:

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