UK International PhD Scholarships

UK International PhD Scholarships:  The Open University UK is offering full-time studentships within the Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS).

UK International PhD Scholarships Details;

Course Level: Studentships are available to pursue PhD programme.

Study Subject: Studentships are awarded for the following research areas:

Applicants should be interested in conducting research at the doctorate level in the following areas:

  • Development Policy and Practice
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Politics and International Studies
  • Psychology
  • Social Policy and Criminology
  • Sociology

Scholarship Award:  The award currently £14,553 per annum 2017/18 will be awarded.

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

Applicants should have at least a 2:1 as a first degree, a relevant master’s degree and be interested in conducting research at the doctorate level in one of the following areas:

Development Policy and Practice, including civil society, NGOs and social movements; health systems and development; Inclusive innovation and development; migration, transnationalism and development; ‘Rising Powers’ and Africa; states, political systems, and developments, especially in Africa and Latin America

Economics, including health economics; welfare economics; behavioural economics; personal finance; economics and development; economics of innovation; Post-Keynesian economics; economics of households

Geography, including agriculture and food; culture and climate change; digital technologies and cities; geographies of migration, money and finance, religion and spirituality, sound; politics of consumption; resilience and social-ecological systems; place and identity.

Politics and International Studies, including British and comparative politics; citizenship studies; democracy and social movements; international relationship and global politics; political ideas

Psychology, including applied cognition; counselling and psychotherapy; critical, narrative, discursive and psychosocial research; forensic psychology

Social Policy and Criminology, including policing and regulation; prisons and incarceration; social harm and crimes of the powerful; processes of criminalization and social inequalities; institutionalized racism in the criminal justice system; violence and abuse; critical social policy

Sociology, including: Digital cultures, social networks and political change; digital, material and everyday participation, transformations and infrastructures; markets, consumption and cultural economy; migration, gender and generation; multicultural life, citizenship, difference, political conflict and social divisions; psychoanalytic sociology and the psychosocial; sociology of health and medicine.

Nationality: Applicants must normally reside in the UK for the duration of the studentship.

UK Scholarships

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Studentship application deadline is January 21, 2018.

Scholarship Link

Good Luck!