Fully Funded PhD Studentship at Bournemouth University

Deadline: 18 October 2017
Open to: international students
Scholarship: a stipend of 14,000 GBP each year for living costs, as well as a fee waiver for 36 months


Bournemouth University (abbreviated BU) is a public university in Bournemouth, Dorset, England, with its main campus situated in neighboring Poole.

The Bournemouth University is looking for excellent applicants for its Fully-Funded PhD Studentship. The studentship is available for international students. The aim of the studentship is to develop and validate a novel smartphone application for the assessment of both acute and chronic stress during everyday life. Studentship is available to pursue PhD programme.


The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Candidates for a PhD Studentship should demonstrate outstanding qualities and be motivated to complete a PhD in 3 years;
  • For fully funded studentship candidates must demonstrate outstanding academic potential with preferably a 1st class honours degree and/or a Master’s degree with distinction or equivalent Grade Point Average. An IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 minimum (with a minimum 5.5 in each component) is essential for candidates for whom English is not their first language. In addition to satisfying basic entry criteria, BU will look closely at the qualities, skills and background of each candidate and what they can bring to their chosen research project in order to ensure successful completion;
  • Honours and/or Masters Degrees must be in an appropriate discipline: Psychology, Nutrition, Public Health, Cognitive Science, Human Computer Interaction or Computing. Prior knowledge of smartphone application development is not required, but some computing experience would be desirable;
  • International Students are eligible to apply for the studentship.


The fully-funded PhD studentship includes a stipend of 14,000 GBP each year to support your living costs, as well as a fee waiver for 36 months. Studentship is awarded in the field of Development of a smartphone app to investigate stress and eating behaviours.

How to Apply? 

Applicants can apply online by filling in the online application formThe application deadline is 18 October 2017.

For more information visit the official website.

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