City Graduate School

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  1. Doctoral Studentships
    1. Guidelines

Doctoral Studentships

City University London's recent REF 2014 results show a marked increase in the quality of our research output, with over 75% of our submissions rated as being world-leading or internationally excellent. Building on the success of our REF2014 submission, the University is pleased to offer over 15 doctoral studentships across the University.

Eligibility

Applications are sought from exceptional UK, EU and international graduates and will be awarded on the basis of outstanding academic achievement and the potential to produce cutting edge-research.

What is offered

A Doctoral Studentship provides:

  • an annual bursary (£16,000 in 2015/16);
  • a full tuition fee waiver;

If you wish to be considered for a Studentship you should also discuss your proposal with the relevant School to establish whether you can be supported.

Continuation of the award after the first year is subject to confirmation by the relevant School of satisfactory progress.

The University provides a broad research and enterprise development programme to support the development of research skills.

How to apply

Please read the following information carefully. Each School has its own application arrangements and deadlines.

Cass Business School: 11 Doctoral Studentships

Cass Business School is offering 11 PhD studentships for 2015/16. REF 2014 results places Cass 6th in the UK and highlights the world class quality of Cass research, and recognizes the impact it has on business, the professions and policymakers.

We strongly advise you to discuss your proposal with School colleagues in order to establish whether you can be supported. You can find more details on the studentships here and on the School pages.

To be considered for a studentship you need to complete the online application form and your application needs to be completed in full by 31st March 2015. 

Please contact phd-enquiries@city.ac.uk for further information.

School of Arts & Social Sciences: 6 Doctoral Studentships

The School is home to a vibrant research community and provides a research programme to support the development of its students' future careers

We strongly advise you to discuss your proposal with School colleagues in order to establish whether you can be supported. You can find more details on the School pages.

To be considered for one of the scholarships you must submit a full online application to the relevant PhD Programme by 31st March 2015, stating on the form that you wish to be considered for a funded doctoral studentship.

Please contact SASSDoctoralAdmissions@city.ac.uk for further information.