5 PhD Studentships, York St John University, England

Deadline: 16/07/2010
Open to: applicants must have (or be about to complete) a relevant degree
Scholarship: tuition fees and bursary of £13,800 per annum

The University invites applications for four competitively awarded fully-funded full time research studentships, to commence 1 October 2010.

Applicants must have (or be about to complete) a relevant degree (at least a 2:1 Honours or a Masters) and should submit a proposal that clearly demonstrates an aptitude for researching a specific topic covered by one of the following themes:

Film: Theory/Analysis/Production – Dr Robert Edgar-Hunt

Theatre and Performance:  Theory/Analysis/Production/Reception – Dr Matthew Reason

Developing awareness of English as a Lingua Franca in TESOL – Dr Chris Hall

Creativity and Education – Dr Kathy Ring

Developing a client-informed counselling approach for victims of domestic violence – Dr Lynne Gabriel

The studentships will include the payment of all tuition fees and carry a bursary of £13,800 per annum. Studentships will be renewed annually, subject to suitable academic progress, for a maximum of 3 years.

Further details of individual studentships click on the link above.

Applications should be made using the YSJU Research Studentship application form:

Download the YSJU Research Studentship application form available here »

Applications must be returned, with references and copies of academic qualifications (originals will be checked at interview), to:

Research Office
York St John University
Lord Mayor’s Walk
YO31 7EX

Closing date 16 July 2010

Interviews will be held in August.

For general research degree queries contact:


T:01904 876753

Students will be provided with excellent facilities in the University’s new Graduate Centre located in the historic city of York.  Research degrees are awarded by the University of Leeds.

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