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Fully Funded PhD Studentships x 2

Bangor University

Qualification Type: PhD, Integrated Masters / Doctorate
Location: Bangor
Funding for: UK Students, EU Students
Funding amount: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Placed On: 10th January 2019
Closes: 1st February 2019

The school of Psychology at The University of Bangor, supported by the ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership for Wales (Wales DTP), invites applications for PhD study, with the possibility of being awarded a fully-funded ESRC DTP Studentship, available to start in October 2019. We expect to make 2 doctoral studentship awards in the areas of:

  1. Psychology
  2. Bilingualism

Applications are invited from exceptional candidates with a first class or strong upper second class honours degree, or appropriate Master’s degree. The University values diversity and equality at all levels and encourages applications from all sections of the community. We welcome applications for both full and part-time study, and studentships are available as either ‘1+3’ (i.e. one full time year of research training Masters followed by three years of full-time Doctoral study, or the part-time equivalent), or ‘+3’ (i.e. three years of full-time doctoral study or its part-time equivalent), depending on the needs of the applicant.

You can contact Kami Koldewyn for further information about studentships in the area of Psychology and Gary Oppenheim for further information about studentships in the area of Bilingualism.

Applications welcomed by 1 February 2019(1200 hours).

Further details for ESRC Wales DTP General studentships:

These studentships are ‘open’ awards. Applicants should consider approaching a potential supervisor before submitting their application to confirm that there is appropriate supervisory capacity within the University and to discuss their draft application. Information on the research interests of our staff can be found here: https://www.bangor.ac.uk/psychology/staff/en#research

https://www.bangor.ac.uk/psychology/staff/en#teaching

WHAT THE STUDENTSHIP WILL COVER

Studentship Awards commence in October 2019 and will cover your tuition fees as well as a maintenance grant (currently £14,777 p.a. for 2018/19 for full-time students, updated each year); and includes access to an additional Research Training Support Grant (RTSG), though an element of this latter fund may be ‘pooled’ and require separate applications from 2019 onwards. There are other opportunities and benefits available to studentship holders, including an overseas fieldwork allowance (if applicable), internship opportunities, overseas institutional visits and other small grants.

ELIGIBILITY

ESRC studentships are highly competitive, candidates should have an excellent academic background in the social sciences, holding a 1st or strong upper 2nd class degree; applications from those also holding a relevant research training Masters degree (or an equivalent background in research training) will be considered for a +3 award. Open to UK & EU students only.

1+3 OR +3?

With the exception of studentships in the Economics pathway, awards are available on either a 1+3 or +3 basis. A 1+3 studentship provides funding for four years (or part-time equivalent), completing a research training Masters in the 1st year, followed by 3 years research funding for a PhD. A +3 studentship provides funding for the three years PhD research study only (or part-time equivalent).

ASSESSMENT

The closing deadline for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 1 February 2019.

General enquiries: For general advice about how to apply and eligibility please contact psychology@bangor.ac.uk

Apply Now: The online application form is available here https://apps.bangor.ac.uk/applicant/.

Bangor Doctoral School website: https://www.bangor.ac.uk/doctoral-school/

   
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