Applications are invited from overseas students for a PhD studentship in Communication at the University of Ulster, Northern Ireland. Candidates should hold, or expect to hold by 15 August 2012, a first or upper second class honours degree in Communication or a cognate social science area. Successful candidates will enrol as of 1 October 2012, on a full-time programme of research studies leading to the award of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.
The Research topic proposed must be in one of three main areas of Communication:
•       Interpersonal Communication and Social Interaction
•       Health Communication and Counselling
•       Organisational Communication, Advertising or Public Relations
Worth of Awards
The studentship will comprise fees and an annual stipend of £13,590.  It will be awarded for a period of up to three years subject to satisfactory progress and is tenable at the Jordanstown Campus.
Application Deadline: June 29, 2012. Interviews will be held on July 17, 2012. These can be conducted by telephone.
How to Apply
Apply online via their website  and all supplementary documents should be returned to the Research Office, University of Ulster, Cromore Road, Coleraine, BT52 1SA or by e-mail [email protected]
If you wish to discuss your proposal please contact: Prof. Owen Hargie via email: [email protected]
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