March 21, 2015

UK: Swansea University Fully-funded PhD Graduate Teaching Assistantships for UK and International Applicants

Fully-funded PhD Graduate Teaching Assistantships

Course(s) Offered: Law
Course Level: Graduate Assistantships
Provider: Swansea University
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
A number of PhD Scholarship Opportunities are offered by the Swansea College of Law and Criminology. The Swansea University College of Law invites applications for full-time Graduate Teaching Assistantships (GTAs).

These position are offered to complement a number of appointments at Professorial level, as the University's College of Law commences a significant period of expansion in 2015.

Swansea University Fully-funded PhD Graduate Teaching Assistantships (GTA)

Eligibility
Applications are welcome from candidates who are able to demonstrate exceptional academic ability and have either a very high 2:1 or 1st class honours degree in law.

These positions are open to all, but please note that only UK/EU tuition fees will be covered by the scholarship. International students are welcome to apply, but will be required to pay the difference between the UK/EU fee level and the international fee level.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries

Participating Institutions
College of Law, Swansea University, Wales, United Kingdom

Fields of study
Those appointed will undertake PhD research in the College and will contribute to the core LLB teaching programme.

The College will provide careful mentoring for GTAs, led by staff with supervisory competence across a diverse range of research fields, including: public law, human rights law, legal philosophy, criminal law and theory, international trade, tort, contract law, commercial law, competition law, and extending to specialist and emerging fields including but not limited to neuro-law, devolution, ‘legal-Wales’, and children’s rights.

Number of awards
Not specified by provider

Sponsorship duration
The positions are tenable for three years from September 2015. Teaching Assistantships are offered for the duration of the expected three-year candidature.

In exceptional circumstances funding may be provided to cover up to a maximum of one further year.

Scholarship benefits
GTAs will be exempt from payment of UK/EU fees and, in an unprecedented level of investment in our postgraduate research community, will be awarded an annual stipend of £18 000 for the duration of the expected three-year candidature.

These positions are open to all, but please note that only UK/EU tuition fees will be covered by the scholarship. International students are welcome to apply, but will be required to pay the difference between the UK/EU fee level and the international fee level.

Method of Application
Applications are welcome from candidates who are able to demonstrate exceptional academic ability, with at least a 2:1 Honours degree and preferably a master’s degree. UK/EU and International candidates can apply.

Application is made by e-mail. Please apply by e-mail to the Director of Postgraduate Research, Dr Bebhinn Donnelly Lazarov, attaching a letter of application, a complete CV (including the details of two academic referees) and a PhD proposal of no more than two pages.

Applicants should also include a piece of written work, which may have been prepared as part of a current or previous programme of study.

DEADLINES:
Applications should be received by 5pm on 27th April 2015.

PLEASE NOTE:
Interviews will be held shortly after the deadline date.

Informal enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Dr Bebhinn Donnelly-Lazarov at the email address above.

Swansea University College of Law will commence a significant period of expansion in 2015. Complementing a number of appointments at Professorial level, the College invites applications for full-time Graduate Teaching Assistantships (GTAs).

Swansea University is a public research university located in Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom. It was chartered as University College of Swansea in 1920, as the fourth college of the University of Wales.

Application Deadline: 27 April 2015
Open to International Applicants: Yes

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: List of Scholarships in the UK for International Students

1 comment:

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