AHRC Funded Studentships in the Humanities, including Law and Philosophy

Keele University

Keele University is pleased to offer a range of Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded Postgraduate Research Studentships across a number of pathways, aimed at attracting outstanding candidates to join our vibrant research community of over 300 postgraduate research students and 200 academic staff.

Keele University is a member of the Northwest Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (NWCDTP).  The NWCDTP comprises the Universities of Keele, Liverpool, Lancaster, Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan, Salford and the Royal Northern College of Music, and as a Consortium student you will have access to training and events across the partner institutions.  We are one of ten Doctoral Training Partnerships in the UK, funded by the AHRC to an outstanding environment for postgraduate research training and development.

In 2018, Keele is launching a major new initiative, the Institute for Social Inclusion.  The Institute will be bring together researchers from across the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and other disciplines, to carry out excellent research which aims to promote egalitarian respect and to understand and remove the barriers to social inclusion. 

For 2018-2019 we are offering studentship opportunities within the following pathways:

  • Creative Writing
  • Cultural Studies
  • English
  • History
  • Law
  • Media & Communication
  • Music
  • Philosophy

A full studentship includes an annual tax-free stipend at RCUK rate (currently £14,553), plus tuition fee waiver of £4,195. The full package is worth £18,748 per year for three years.

The deadline for applications is 15 January 2018.

For further information on the PGR opportunities at Keele University, including details of how to apply, please follow this link: