University of Essex Full PhD Scholarship in Psychology for UK Students

University of Essex Full PhD Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: Psychology, Neuroscience
Course Level: Graduate (PhD)
Provider: University of Essex
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
A Full Doctoral Scholarship is available within the Department of Psychology at the University of Essex. The department conducts internationally leading research in a range of areas. Its particular strengths lie in Social and Health Psychology, Cognitive Psychology and Cognitive and Sensory Neuroscience.

The Department has a strong research reputation and was ranked in the top 20 out of more than 100 departments in the UK in the 2008 national assessment. Over half of its research was rated as 4* (world leading) or 3* (internationally excellent).

The minimum entry requirement for a research degree is a 2.1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in Psychology or a related discipline. It is not essential to have a Masters degree, although in some cases this may be an advantage.

To be eligible to apply for this full scholarship candidates must be classified for fees purposes as a Home (UK) student and be a UK National or have Settled Status in the UK, and have been ordinarily resident in the UK for the past three years.

Eligible groups
Citizens of the UK, or foreigners with a Settled Status in the UK

Participating Institutions
Department of Psychology at the University of Essex, UK

Fields of study
Fields of Social and Health Psychology, Cognitive Psychology and Cognitive and Sensory Neuroscience

Number of awards
One (1) is being offered

Sponsorship duration
For the whole three-year duration of the programme of supervised research leading to a PhD.

Scholarship benefits
The scholarship will cover tuition fees for three years, plus a maintenance stipend of £13,590 per annum.

Method of Application
Before applying please contact the Graduate Administrator, Mrs Lesley Monk (preferably by email - see below) who will advise you of which members of staff may be available to offer supervision.

Please quote reference PSYSCH11 in your correspondence.

The closing date for applications is 22 July 2011.

The scholarship will commence in October, 2011 for a period of 36 months.

The university welcomes applications from enthusiastic, motivated, well-qualified candidates who have, or expect to obtain, a high 2(1) or first class honours degree in Psychology before October 2011.

Mrs. Lesley Monk, Graduate Administrator, Department of Psychology, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ.

Tel: 01206 873822

Application Deadline: 22 July 2011
Open for International Students: No

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