School of Environment, Education & Development - ESRC/NWSSDTP - Industrial Strategy Studentship 2017 entry - details for 2018 to be confirmed
Type of award
School of Environment, Education and Development
- Payment of tuition fees at the standard RCUK rate
- Maintenance stipend of £14,553
- Access to a Research Training Support Grant.
The studentships are available in three key areas:
- Advanced Quantitative Methods (3 studentships)
- Use of ESRC Datasets (2 studentships)
- Industrial Strategy Social Science Challenges (3 studentships)
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.
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:
This funding is available to students undertaking study in:
- International Development
- Planning and Environmental Management
- 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.
This funding is available to students from the UK and EU.
Other eligibility criteria
This award is available to existing postgraduate students.
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.
- Academic merit
- Research proposal/fit with the three key themes.
Contact details for enquiries
- Christopher Kitchen
Postgraduate Recruitment and Admissions Officer
Tel: 0161 275 0807