13 Oct, 2019.



(Paid Opportunity)


Strategic Research Scholarships – University of Nottingham

PhD programmes at the UNNC are composed of 3 years research and submission is expected within 3 years for full-time students. PhD supervision is undertaken jointly by academics from University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) and University of Nottingham UK (UNUK).

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On successful completion, students will be awarded University of Nottingham PhD degree, and no reference will be made on the degree certificate as to where the degree has been completed. University of Nottingham PhD degree will be accredited by the Chinese Ministry of Education.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  •  Business.
  • Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Science and Engineering.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

3 years.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Applicants must have a first class honours undergraduate degree or 65% and above for a Masters’ degree from a British university, or the equivalent from other institutions.
  • Applicants must meet the required English language proficiency for the relevant subject area.
  • More details can be found on theentry requirements page of the website.

Opportunity Cost

(Paid Opportunity)

The value of the scholarship is:

    • Full Tuition fee
    • Monthly stipend (RMB 4,500)
    • Medical insurance with designate providers
    • Covered for up to 36 months based on satisfactory progression
    • All regulations set out in the scholarship policy apply
    • In addition, successful candidates also have the opportunity to carry out paid teaching or research assistant duties at the university

How to Apply

First Step:  Please email scanned copies of the following documents to 

  • A completed application form (all fields filled).
  • Copies of degree certificates for undergraduate and postgraduate studies with English translation.
  • Official transcripts with marks for all individual modules/courses from undergraduate and postgraduate studies (with official university stamp).
  • English Language test score report (IELTS/PTE academic etc.) if applicable (not required for native English speakers).
  • A research proposal (For Ed.D applicants, one academic writing is required instead of research proposal).
  • A copy of passport (international applicants) or ID card (Chinese nationals, both sides of Chinese ID cards required).
  • An electronic copy of passport-sized photo taken within three months of this application.
  • A brief CV (required for Ed.D applicants only).
  • A Personal Statement (required for Faculty of Business applicants only)
  • A copy of your Masters’ dissertation, or a published paper or conference paper, or a sample of your writing work (required for International Studies applicants only).
  • Any supporting documents to demonstrate the research potential, if applicable, e.g. published papers, conference papers, patents, etc.

Second Step: A confirmation email will be sent to you after receiving the application.

Third Step: Admission and Registration

  • Faculty of Business (FoB) have different requirements, please check FoB website for details.
  • Graduate School will email you about registration information before the start date.
  • Registration in person is required on the start date.
  • A compulsory induction programme will follow the registration.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Samah Gacem/ Algeria

Reviewed by” Amina Hamed / Egypt

& Eman Fadel Ali / Egypt”
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MARJ3 Scholarships team