PhD Studentships for International Students in Social Sciences

Deadline: 03 February 2018
Open to: all nationalities
Fellowship: GBP 14,296


The University of Manchester is now accepting applications for PhD studentships to pursue the full-time and part-time course in 2018-2019. Scholarships are awarded to highly qualified students undertaking study in Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Social Anthropology, Social Statistics and Sociology.

The University of Manchester is a public research university in Manchester, England, formed in 2004 by the merger of the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology and the Victoria University of Manchester


Candidates must normally have;

  • Bachelors (Honours) degree (or overseas equivalent) at 2:1 level or above in a cognate subject;
  • Normally a Masters degree at 65% overall average with minimum 65% in the dissertation and with no mark below 55% (or overseas equivalent) in a relevant cognate subject, preferably one with a substantial research methods component. Transcripts will be carefully scrutinized to ensure that applicants have the required background;
  • Note; due to the volume of applications received each year, and limited spaces, regrettably offers cannot be made to all applicants who satisfy the academic entry criteria;
  • All applicants who pass the initial assessment stage will be interviewed before any offer is confirmed.


  • Home Fees;
  • GBP 14,296 annual stipend (to be confirmed);
  • Students can claim for certain research expenses from the Research Training Support Grant.

How to Apply?

The mode of applying is online. Full online application which must include;

  • Research proposal;
  • Two academic reference;
  • Degree certificates and transcript;
  • CV;
  • Name of preferred supervisor (to be included on the application form).

In order to apply fill the application form.

For more information please visit the official website.

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