Postgraduate research opportunities

School of Government and Public Policy - PhD Studentships 2020/21

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is pleased to invite applications for PhD studentships offered by ESRC DTP Scotland and the University of Strathclyde’s Student Excellence Awards (SEA).

Number of places

2

Funding

Home fee, Stipend

Opens

6 November 2019

Deadline

10 December 2019

Duration

3 possible 4 years

Eligibility

In order to be considered by the School of Government and Public Policy for any of the above awards, you need to apply by 10 December 2019. We are inviting applications from candidates across all fields of empirical political science, with a specific emphasis on comparative politics, public policy and international relations. You should normally have, or be expected to obtain, a first-class honours degree and/or a master’s degree with distinction in a relevant subject.

The awards cover full Home/EU fees and a stipend at current RCUK rates.

Project Details

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is pleased to invite applications for PhD studentships offered by ESRC DTP Scotland and the University of Strathclyde’s Student Excellence Awards (SEA). These awards will cover student fees (at UK rates) and a stipend equivalent to UKRI rates. You should normally have, or be expected to obtain, a first-class honours degree and/or a master’s degree with distinction.

How to apply

Please email your application, including the documents requested below, to the PGR Director of the School of Government and Public Policy, Dr Heinz Brandenburg.

You should enclose the following documents with your application:

  1. 1500 word research proposal
  2. A 2-page CV, including your academic achievements and any professional experience
  3. Academic transcript
  4. 2 Academic References Letters