|Funding for:||UK Students, EU Students, International Students|
|Funding amount:||The studentship covers 100% of home fees for one year of study only. In subsequent years candidates will have to pay full fees|
|Hours:||Full Time, Part Time|
|Placed On:||28th February 2023|
|Closes:||1st May 2023|
University of Gloucestershire is offering up to ONE full-time (or two part-time) MA by Research or PhD studentships in English Literature, English Language, or Creative Writing. The studentship covers 100% of home fees for one year of study only. In subsequent years candidates will have to pay full fees. Start date is October 2023.
Research topics will be based within the following areas:
You will be supervised by an experienced published academic who have supervised PhDs and MAs to completion.
The studentship is an exciting opportunity to undertake an original research project. Successful applicant(s) will be based at the University of Gloucestershire’s Francis Close Hall Campus. You will be part of a stimulating research student environment and a vibrant outward-looking Research Priority Area, Culture, Continuity and Transformation.
Applicants must have a BA (Hons) in English (at least 2:1 standard or equivalent). PhD studentship applicants must hold a Master’s qualification in a relevant subject. A demonstrable interest in the named research topics is an advantage.
Applicants for PhD by publication will be required to submit a substantial book length portfolio of work from your publications alongside an exegesis reflecting on your original contribution to knowledge. Self-published material is not eligible. Further information on this route is available by enquiry.
How to apply:
Please send a CV, a research proposal detailing your project based on the guidelines stated here: https://www.glos.ac.uk/information/knowledge-base/how-to-write-a-research-proposal/ and a covering letter outlining your suitability to:
Dr Charlotte Beyer
School of Education and Humanities
University of Gloucestershire
Deadline for submission of application: 1 May 2023.
Selection process: Short-listed candidates will be invited for interview (to be held online), date to be confirmed but likely to be in June. Please note that you will also be required to submit a formal application to undertake an MA by Research or a PhD via the application link on https://www.glos.ac.uk/courses/course/rshum-phd-humanities/ Candidates will be offered the studentship on condition of making a formal online application and being accepted.
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