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ESRC Doctoral Training Studentships

Goldsmiths, University of London - Department of Educational Studies

Qualification Type: PhD
Location: London
Funding for: UK Students, EU Students
Funding amount: please see advert
Hours: Full Time
Placed On: 18th October 2019
Closes: 18th January 2020

Research Bursaries

September 2020

The Department of Educational Studies is offering three PhD bursaries to prospective students to start in the academic year 2020/2021. The Department has an established MPhil/PhD programme in Education, and an MPhil/PhD in Art Practice and Learning programme. Together these programmes provide opportunities for study in a wide range of topics relating to the field of education. Research proposals are encouraged in any of the areas in which the Department has expertise (see www.gold.ac.uk/educational-studies/staff).

Successful candidates in the past have worked in such areas as:

  • Art practice and learning
  • Bilingualism in education
  • Children’s literature and education
  • Curriculum policy and practice
  • Digital technologies and learning
  • Social justice and education
  • Education policy
  • Educational research ethics as situated practice

Please see current student profiles here for research topic examples.

Bursaries cover the part- or full-time UK/EU enrolment fee (regardless of whether you are a UK/EU or overseas applicant) are payable for up to a maximum of 3 years of full-time study and 6 years part-time study (subject to satisfactory progress). There are three bursaries, one of which will be accompanied by a £6000 annual stipend for full-time study (or £3000 p.a. for part-time study).

Fully-funded ESRC studentships are available via the South-East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS) Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP). More information on Goldsmiths ESRC Doctoral Training Studentships can be found at: www.gold.ac.uk/esrc

How to apply

Applicants should have excellent qualifications at both Undergraduate and Masters levels in Education or a closely related area of Art and the Social Sciences.

All prospective students need first to apply to the Department for a place on the MPhil/PhD in Education by 23.59 on Monday 20th January 2020. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview on Wednesday 29th January 2020. Candidates shortlisted for a SeNNS scholarship after the interview will be invited to complete a SeNSS application. The deadline for this application is 17th February 2020.

Please go to www.gold.ac.uk/pg/mphil-phd-education and follow the links to download application details with guidelines for writing a proposal.

For further information please contact the PhD Education department administrator: Marcus Aitken: marcus.aitken@gold.ac.uk

   
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