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PhD Studentships

The University of Worcester offers a number of research studentships each year. These are usually three-year, full-time doctoral research studentships. All studentships are advertised in the national press and are available on a competitive basis.

Each studentship attracts a bursary, in addition to a full tuition fee waiver for UK/EU students. Overseas students are welcome to apply but will need to fund the balance of fees for Overseas Research Students.

All applicants should apply using the general studentshipApplication Form, unless a specific one is listed below,and return this by the closing date to the Research School either by post or email to:research@worc.ac.uk

PhD Studentships for entry in September/October 2016

  • Examining socio-historical identities, experiences and opportunities of migrant communities in relation to sport, leisure and physical practices and sport organisation/social policy in the West-Midlands

    Closing date: Wednesday 1st June 2016

    For further information please download thestudentship advert[PDF].

    Please apply using the specificapplication formfor this studentship.

  • Sport, Identity & Dementia: The value(s) of sport/leisure pursuits to identity formation and socialisation processes through the onset of dementia

    Closing date: Tuesday 31st May 2016

    For further information please download thestudentship advert[PDF].

  • The Arts and Dementia (TAnDem) [2 studentships]

    Closing date: Monday 9th May 2016 (12:00PM)

    For further information please download thestudentship advert[PDF].

  • Exploring borderline personality disorder diagnosis in bipolar disorder in the UK

    Closing date: Tuesday 7th June2016

    For further information please download thestudentship advert[PDF].

  • Adult mental health with a focus on student suicide prevention [2 studentships]

    Closing date: Tuesday 7th June2016

    For further information please download thestudentship advert[PDF].

  • The influence of Emotional Intelligence on attentional biases for emotion and stress reactivity in adolescence

    Closing date: Friday 6th May 2016

    For further information please download thestudentship advert[PDF].

  • History

    Closing date: Monday 6th June 2016

    For further information please download thestudentship advert[PDF].

    Please apply using the specificapplication formfor this studentship.

  • Shakespeare Studies or Early Modern Drama

    Closing date: Wednesday 8th June 2016

    For further information please download thestudentship advert[PDF].

    Please apply using the specificapplication formfor this studentship.

  • Controlling mycotoxin producing fungal pathogen Fusarium graminearum using beneficial microorganisms

    Closing date: Friday 3rd June 2016

    For further information please download thestudentship advert[PDF].