Southampton Law School - PhD Studentships (VC Awards)
Southampton Law School
Location: Highfield Campus
Closing Date: Tuesday 31 January 2017
Southampton Law School has available Vice-Chancellor (VC) Awards worth up to £7,000 per year to either contribute to international fees or to cover Home/EU fees plus contribution towards living costs (for three years of study). The VC Awards are available for full- or part-time study (the latter calculated pro-rata) for postgraduate research students admitted onto its PhD programme and commencing their studies in October 2017. The awards are available in any area of legal research for which the School can offer expert supervision. This includes (but is not limited to) areas connected to the School’s research centres:
- Centre for Health Ethics & Law
- Centre for Law, Policy and Society
- Centre for Private and Commercial Law
- Institute for Law & the Web
- Institute of Maritime Law
- Insurance Law Research Group
For further information on the work of these Centres, see:
Please note the following:
- To be eligible for consideration, a full application must be submitted online by the submission deadline of Tuesday 31 January 2017.
- A full application consists of:
- Completed online application form
- Research proposal
- Degree certificates/transcripts
- Evidence of English language proficiency (taken within 2 years of the start date of the programme) – please follow this link to the University’s English language requirements: http://www.southampton.ac.uk/studentadmin/admissions/admissions-policies/language.page
- Reference letters (recent and from academics and not just contact details of referees)
- Once the submission deadline has passed, applications with missing documentation will not be considered eligible for the scholarship.
- Applicants should also allow time to participate in an interview and for prospective supervisor(s) to provide a statement of support – interviews will take place shortly after the application deadline of Tuesday 31 January 2017.
- These awards are for doctoral research undertaken on either full time or part time basis.
Southampton Law School is a vibrant, research-led department. It has a growing and active community of postgraduate research students whose research extends to all areas of the School’s expertise. For further information on our research degrees, including profiles of current students and the application process, please visit: http://www.southampton.ac.uk/law/postgraduate/research_degrees.page
For further information and to apply, go online at: http://www.southampton.ac.uk/law/postgraduate/research_degrees/apply.page?
Informal enquiries may be addressed to: Dr James MacLean, PGR Programme Director, at J.Maclean@soton.ac.uk.