The Department of Criminology is offering a fully-funded studentship for October 2014 entry to its Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme.
This studentship is open to applicants wishing to pursue doctoral research in any of the following areas:

  • penology
  • policing
  • security
  • forensic science
  • hate crime and human cruelty
  • gender, crime, and justice

Worth of Award

  • The studentship is available for full-time registration and is payable as a full UK/EU tuition fee waiver for three years together with an annual stipend of £13,000 and researcher training allowance.


  • First class or upper second class undergraduate degree or an equivalent overseas qualification in a relevant subject*
  • It is expected that applicants will also hold a Masters degree in a relevant subject*
  • Available to suitable UK/EU and International (i.e., outside the EU) applicants – please note though that the award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate only; international applicants (and those not eligible to pay UK/EU tuition fees) must demonstrate at the time of their application that they can fund the difference in tuition fee rates
  • Available for full-time registration only
  • Applicants must be able to start in October 2014, * or show evidence of achieving this by October 2014

 How to Apply

  • Applicants must submit a draft research proposal on there research topic, how they intend to do it and why it is worth doing.
  • All applications should be sum,tted online

For further information, contact
Professor Adrian Beck

Professor Jo Phoenix

 Deadline: Application closes on August 29, 2014
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