Applications are invited for funded PhD studentships in the School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences at Loughborough University. The PhD studentships are open to international as well as UK/EU applicants

Internationally renowned for its research excellence, the University has a vibrant research student community of around 1200 students supported by a £6 million annual investment.
Worth of Award

  •  The studentship is for three years and is valued at £13,863 per annum plus tuition fees at the UK/EU rate. The candidate will be expected to register for October 1, 2014.


  • The studentships are open to UK/EU graduates with backgrounds in relevant disciplines and who are articulate, well qualified and highly motivated.
  • International (non EU) students may apply but due to funding restrictions will need to find the difference in fees between those for a ‘UK/EU’ and ‘international’ student themselves.
  • The minimum entry qualification is a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent.

How to Apply

  • Applications can be made online
  • Applicants must contact the School/Department before submission in order to discuss thier proposal and research studentships should relate to SSPGS staff expertise.
  • As a research student applicants will become involved in leading edge research, and provided with research skills training and support from internationally recognised academics.

Deadline: The closing date for applications is March 21,  2014
For further details and enquiries about the application process, Contact Sandie Duddle ([email protected]). quote reference SSPGS03/14.
Click here to apply online