PhD Studentships 2018-19

University of East Anglia - Faculty of Arts and Humanities

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites applications for Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)-funded doctoral studentships as partners in the CHASE AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership:

Across the CHASE Consortium up to 75 studentships will be awarded in 2018. 

The Faculty will also offer a number of University-funded PhD studentships to students from within or outside the EU. 

Areas of study:

American Studies

Art History

Film, Television and Media Studies


Language, Communication and Translation Studies

Literature, Drama and Creative Writing

Museum and Heritage Studies


Political, Social and International Studies

The AHRC studentships are available to UK and EU residents: for UK residents awards consist of fees and a tax-free maintenance stipend (currently £14,553 per year); for EU residents awards are on a fees-only basis. In addition, a research training support grant will cover professional development opportunities, including the enhancement of public engagement skills and placements with CHASE partner organisations in the UK and overseas.

The majority of the University studentships cover tuition fees at UK/EU rates, a tax-free maintenance stipend (currently £14,553 per year), and a research training support grant. Up to two university studentships will be awarded to International students from outside the EU and will cover tuition fees at international rates, a maintenance stipend and research training support grant.

Application deadline is Wednesday 10 January 2018.

More information and details of how to apply can be found at:

Alternatively please contact the Graduate School Office - email:

tel: (01603) 591709.

Funding notes

Some or all of the PhD opportunities in this programme have funding attached. It is available to citizens of a number of European countries (including the UK). In most cases this will include all EU nationals. However full funding may not be available to all applicants and you should read the full programme details for further information.

As a member of South East Network for Social Science (SeNSS), UEA will be offering fully-funded doctoral studentships over the next six years across 12 different training pathways including Linguistics and Politics and International Studies.  For further information about ESRC SeNSS studentships please visit