The two PhD studentships are offered for a maximum of three years, renewable on a yearly basis, subject to satisfactory performance on the doctoral degree. Successful candidates will receive a full fee waiver plus a stipend of £8,500 per annum paid in three instalments in October, January and April. In order to prepare students for academic careers, individuals receiving a studentship will be offered the possibility to undertake some teaching and/or marking activities in the School, of up to a maximum of six hours per week during term time. Any teaching undertaken will be paid at grade 6 of the University’s Doctoral Tutor salary scale in addition to the stipend.
Eligibility University of Sussex Scholarships:
Eligible Countries: The UK, Europe (Non-UK) and International (Non-UK/EU)
Entrance Requirements: Applicants should have an upper second class honours degree, and already have, or currently be studying for, a Master’s degree in a related subjec or equivalent qualification if a non-UK applicant. A good level pass is usually required for the Master’s degree.
English Language Requirements: Proof of proficiency in English is also required, i.e., an IELTS certificate taken within the last two years showing at least 6.5 overall with at least 6.0 in each of the four sections.