Deadline:

 31 October, 2019.

Location:

 United Kingdom.

(Fully Funded)

Description

Fully Funded PhD Studentships – Bournemouth University
At Bournemouth university research shapes and changes the world around us, providing solutions to real-world problems and informing the education they deliver. The students are a key part of the research they conduct, co-creating knowledge with them and playing a crucial role in everything that they do.

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Based by the sea in south-west England, Bournemouth University (BU) focuses on producing future-ready graduates, with every student able to take a work placement as part of their course. According to HESA, the Higher Education Statistics Agency, it has more students on work placement than any other university in Great Britain.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

      Faculty of Science and Technology:-

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

36 Months (3 years).

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

The PhD Studentships are open to UK, EU and International students. Candidates for a PhD Studentship should demonstrate outstanding qualities and be motivated to complete a PhD in 4 years and must demonstrate:

  • A 1st class honours degree or a Master’s degree with distinction or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA).
  • An IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 minimum (with a minimum 6.0 in each component) for candidates for whom English is not their first language.
  • In addition to satisfying minimum entry criteria, BU will look closely at the qualities, skills and background of each candidate and what they can bring to their chosen research project in order to ensure successful completion.
  • Applicants will be asked to submit an online application form and a proposal (approximately 1500 words) outlining their understanding of the project for which they are applying, the approach they would envisage taking and what qualities they will bring to the research community.
  • BU University will look closely at your qualities, skills and background to determine what you could bring to a specific research project.
  • Applicants will be asked to submit an online application form and a proposal (approximately 1500 words) outlining their understanding of the project for which they are applying, the approach they would envisage taking and what qualities they will bring to the research community.

Please note:

  • Current BU Doctoral students are not eligible to apply for a Studentship.
  • Current MRes/MPhil students can apply subject to satisfactory completion of their Research Degree prior to being able to take up the award.
  • PhD Studentships cannot be used to support BU staff to complete doctoral programmes.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • A fully-funded Studentship includes a maintenance grant of £15,000 per year to contribute towards living expenses during the course of your research, as well as a fee waiver for 36 months.
  • Associated costs – such as fieldwork and conference attendance – will also be met under the Studentship.

How to Apply

First Step: To apply for a postgraduate research degree with BU, simply click on one of the courses that you’re interested in and click ‘Apply now’. You will then be taken to their online application portal, myHub.

Second Step: You will need to create an account and complete the application form in full. You can save the form as you go, enabling you to return to it at as many times as you want before submitting. The form is split into tabbed sections. As you complete each of the tabbed sections they will turn green – only click submit once all of your tabs are highlighted green.

Note: They will take the following factors into account when considering your application:

  • Academic qualifications.
  • The nature and viability of your proposed research.
  • The university’s capacity to provide you with appropriate supervision throughout your research.
  • English language proficiency.
  • Evidence of access to appropriate resources to support your living costs and pay registration fees over the period of your research.

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