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2023 PhD Studentships in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh

2023 PhD Studentships in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh is one of the world’s top research-intensive universities, ranked 4th in the UK for research power.*

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences are seeking outstanding doctoral candidates to take up more than 100 scholarship opportunities available across the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Edinburgh.

We carry out world-leading research which makes a difference to policy, professional practice, business performance and the wellbeing of communities and cultures.

With over 1,000 academics and students involved in research across our 11 Schools we are home to an exceptionally rich and vibrant postgraduate research community with a broad range of academic interests.

Our scholarship opportunities include:

  • Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) PhD Studentships

The University of Edinburgh is part of a consortium of 10 Universities which have been awarded funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to support postgraduate studentships and training in the Arts and Humanities in Scotland. 

These scholarships include fees, stipend for full-time or part-time study and significant additional flexible funding to shape their doctoral training to meet their individual needs.

Deadline for applications to the University will vary according to each School.

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  • Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) PhD Studentships

The University of Edinburgh is part of a consortium of Universities in Scotland which have been awarded funding from the Economics & Social Research Council (ESRC) to support postgraduate studentships and training in the Social Sciences in Scotland.

These scholarships include fees and stipend for full-time or part-time study and additional training opportunities. Deadline for applications to the University will vary according to each School.

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We also have an exceptional range of discipline specific awards on offer across our 11 Schools.

For further information, please contact our Postgraduate Office at pgawards@ed.ac.uk

Apply now to join us in 2023

Why study with the University of Edinburgh?

  • The University of Edinburgh is one of the world’s top research-intensive universities, ranked 4th in the UK for research power, with 90% of our research activity classified as world leading or internationally excellent in the 2021 Research Excellence Framework.*
  • The University of Edinburgh was recently named as the top institution for sustainability in the UK.**
  • One of the world's top universities, consistently ranked in the world top 50, and ranked 15th in the QS World University Rankings 2022***
  • The University of Edinburgh is located in the very heart of Scotland’s capital - a capital consistently considered one of the most desirable places to live in the world.
  • A total of 20 Nobel laureates are affiliated with the University of Edinburgh. These include winners of Prizes in Peace, Literature and the Memorial Prize in Economic Science.
  • We’re ranked the 19th most international university in the world. Students from two-thirds of the world’s countries study here.****

** QS World University 2022

***  QS World Rankings 2022

**** Times Higher Education Most international universities in the world 2022

Qualification Type: PhD
Location: Edinburgh
Funding for: UK Students, EU Students, International Students
Funding amount: PhD tuition fee and a stipend at the UKRI level for 3.5 years.
Hours: Full Time
Placed On: 10th November 2022
Expires: 7th January 2023
 
   
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