Aberystwyth Postgraduate Research Studentships Competition 2009



19 January 2009

Monday 19 January 2009
Aberystwyth Postgraduate Research Studentships Competition 2009

Aberystwyth University is inviting applications for the prestigious Aberystwyth Postgraduate Research Studentships Competition for 2009.

The deadline for application is 1st March with the exception of the Institute of Geography & Earth Sciences (deadline for science subjects only) 23rd February 2009 and the Department of International Politics, 30th January 2009.

The competition is open to all UK and other EU students who wish to study for a full-time PhD in any of the following departments at Aberystwyth University:

Biological Sciences  
Computer Science  
Education & Lifelong Learning   
English Literature & Creative Writing  
European Languages  
Geography & Earth Sciences
History & Welsh History
Information Studies
International Politics
Law & Criminology
Management & Business
Mathematical & Physical Sciences
Rural Sciences
Sport & Exercise Science
Theatre, Film & Television Studies
Welsh & Celtic Studies.

To be eligible applicants must be a UK or other EU fee payer, to have or expect to obtain at least upper second class honours in their first degree and to apply and be offered a place for doctoral study at Aberystwyth.

There will be twelve awards available and successful applicants will receive a grant for up to three years which will cover their tuition fees (worth £3300 per annum) and also provide them with a maintenance allowance of about £12600 per annum. Furthermore, they will be given access to a travel and conference fund.

Further details are available from the Postgraduate Admissions Office. Tel: +44 (0) 1970 622270, Fax: +44 (0) 1970 622921, E-mail: pg-admissions@aber.ac.uk or online by following the Postgraduate Admissions Office link in the right hand side column of this page.