PhD Studentship in Sociology, Leisure and Wellbeing in UK, 2019

Brunel University London

Scholarship Description: The Brunel University in London is offering Funded PhD Studentship in Sociology, Leisure and Wellbeing within the College of Health & Life Sciences. Applications are open for legal national of the UK or other country in the European Economic Area (EEA) or Swiss nationals.

Scholarship Provider: Brunel University London is a world-class university based in Uxbridge, West London, and was established in 1966. We will strengthen our position as a leading multidisciplinary research-intensive technology university delivering economic, social and cultural benefit. Excellence, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit will be at the heart of everything we do.

Degree Level: Studentship is available to pursue PhD programme.

Available Subject: Studentship is awarded in the fields of Sociology, Leisure and Wellbeing.

Scholarship Benefits: Based in the College of Health and Life Sciences and funded by Brunel University London, the studentship offers an annual London rate stipend of £16,777 plus Home/EU

Eligible Nationalities: Applications are open for legal national of the UK or other country in the European Economic Area (EEA) or Swiss nationals.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Candidates should have an undergraduate degree (first or upper second class) or equivalent qualification in Sociology, Sport Sciences, Leisure Studies or a related Life or Social Science discipline. A Masters qualification in a relevant area would be desirable. Experience in conducting qualitative data collection and analysis is essential.  Applicants who have not been awarded a degree by a University in the UK will be expected to demonstrate English language skills to IELTS 7.0 (minimum 6.0 in any section).

Application Procedure: If you wish to apply, please e-mail the following to by November 12, 2018:

  • An up-to-date CV.
  • A single-page A4 single-spaced personal statement stating the name of PhD being applied for and setting out why you are a suitable candidate (i.e. outlining your qualifications and skills).
  • One example of your academic writing (e.g. an essay, a section from an undergraduate or Masters dissertation).
  • A summary of your teaching experience or the teaching activities you feel you could support.
  • Names and contact details for two academic referees.
  • A copy of your highest degree certificate and transcript.
  • A copy of your English language qualification, where applicable.

Scholarship Link

Deadline: November 12, 2018

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