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School of Environment, Education & Development - ESRC/NWSSDTP - Industrial Strategy Studentship 2017 entry - details for 2018 to be confirmed

Type of award

Scholarship

Managing department

School of Environment, Education and Development

Value

  • Payment of tuition fees at the standard RCUK rate
  • Maintenance stipend of £14,553
  • Access to a Research Training Support Grant.

Specified use

The studentships are available in three key areas:

  1. Advanced Quantitative Methods (3 studentships)
  2. Use of ESRC Datasets (2 studentships)
  3. Industrial Strategy Social Science Challenges (3 studentships)

Tenable period

1+3 = 4 years full-time or 8 years part-time

2+2 = 4 years full-time or 8 years part-time

+3 = 3 years full-time of 6 years part-time

Continuation of award

Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.

Number available

8 studentships across all of the NWSSDTP.

Funding provider

ESRC/NWSSDTP

Level(s) of study

This funding is available to students undertaking the following types of study:

  • Postgraduate taught
  • Postgraduate research

Allowed study options

This funding is available to students undertaking the following modes of study:

  • Full-time
  • Part-time

Subject restrictions

This funding is available to students undertaking study in:

  • Architecture
  • Education
  • Geography
  • International Development
  • Planning and Environmental Management

Academic requirements

  • First or upper second class honours Bachelor degree (or international equivalent) and
  • A relevant postgraduate qualification, generally a Master degree, with Merit and a minimum average grade of 60% in the taught modules and a minimum grade of 60% in the dissertation (or international equivalent)

Please note that the entry requirements stated are a MINIMUM requirement and candidates for funding are usually expected to have a 1st class/distinction.

Nationality restrictions

This funding is available to students from the UK and EU.

Other eligibility criteria

This award is available to existing postgraduate students.

Research MUST fit within one of the ESRC/NWSSDTP identified  themes  .

Application procedure

To apply for an NWSSDTP Industrial Strategy Studentship, please see the  guidance and application forms  . You will be expected to have a conditional PhD offer, as well as a conditional or unconditional master's offer, prior to 1+3 funding being formally awarded. Therefore please submit an  application  for the Research/Master's programme with all supporting documentation to the School of Environment, Education & Develpment by  the 30th of June 2017 at the very latest  , also.

Application form

Selection criteria

  • Academic merit
  • Research proposal/fit with the three key themes.

Selection body

School of Environment, Education & Development and NWSSDTP

Closing date

You should send a digital copy of the completed NWSSDTP application form with  supporting documents to nwssdtp@liv.ac.uk and pgr-seedfunding@manchester.ac.uk by  5.00pm on 30th June 2017 .

Decision date

Final decision date will be approximately 21 July 2017

Contact details for enquiries