Real Estate & Planning offer fully funded ESRC doctoral studentships as part of SeNSS

7 November 2017

Real Estate & Planning offer fully funded ESRC doctoral studentships as part of SeNSS

Real Estate & Planning at the University of Reading is delighted to be part of the prestigious South East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS) Human Geography Doctoral Training Partnership Pathway funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). SeNSS will be offering a number of fully funded ESRC doctoral studentships in this Pathway to start in autumn 2018.

SeNSS scholarships provide innovative and challenging world-class doctoral training in a dynamic, inter-disciplinary research environment, offering subject-specific, generic and advanced training tailored to your individual needs as well as opportunities for overseas visits and fieldwork. As a SeNSS doctoral student, you will become part of a large cohort of fellow SeNSS students which will offer you support and networking opportunities.   

Human Geography Pathway Schools: Department of Real Estate & Planning; School of the Built Environment.

Pathway lead contact: Professor Kathy Pain, k.pain@reading.ac.uk or Deputy Lead: Dr Libby Schweber, l.schweber@reading.ac.uk

Reading’s research and supervisors in this area:

Real Estate and Planning research and supervisors

Built Environment Research Division and Supervisors in Architecture; Supervisors in Construction Management and Engineering

 Academic eligibility

  • For Master’s and PhD funding: qualifications or experience equal to a first (1) or upper second (2.1) class honours degree or an equivalent combination of qualifications and/or experience are required.
  • For PhD (+3) funding: qualifications or experience equal to a Master’s degree with distinction or merit, or an equivalent combination of qualifications and/or experience are required. Your Master’s degree must be in a relevant discipline, and include significant research methods training.

 Residential eligibility

Full SeNSS Studentships are available only to Home or EU students who meet the RCUK eligibility criteria. EU students who have not been resident in the UK for three years prior to 30 September 2017 may be eligible for a fees-only award.  

To be eligible for a full award, you must:

  • Have settled in the UK with no restrictions on length of stay
  • Have been a UK ‘ordinary resident’ for three years prior to 30 September 2017
  • Not have been residing in the UK wholly or mainly for the purpose of full-time education (this doesn’t apply to UK/ EU nationals) 

To be eligible for a fees-only award, you must:

  • Be ‘ordinarily resident’ in an EU member state

How to apply

See further details and application instructions at University of Reading Graduate School.

 


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