University of Kent School of European Culture and Languages Studentships
Awarded by University of Kent
To support research.
Candidates are expected to hold a First Class (Honours) Degree or a minimum Upper Second Class (Honours) Degree and be a citizen of one of the European Union countries.
Varies (up to 4)
Offers three full fee bursaries for full-time and part-time research degrees. These bursaries classed as UK or EU for the purpose of fees, cover the payment of tuition fees (currently £3,350 per year full time and £1,710 for part time). Funding in the second and third years is subject to satisfactory progress.
Application is via School of European Culture and Language website at external link
University of Kent – a top 20 research university
Kent, a top 20 research university, provides a dynamic and challenging academic environment informed by an international perspective and collaboration with top ranked universities around the world. Our £11 million postgraduate scholarship fund allows us to support excellence and we have an enviable record for graduate employment.
Kent is known as ‘the UK’s European university’ with campuses in the UK and specialist postgraduate centres in Brussels, Paris, Athens and Rome where studies are underpinned by the specialist resources of each location. In addition to these centres, we have a large number of academic partnerships across Europe, Asia and the United States; some of our programmes offer dual UK and European qualifications, as well as jointly supervised PhD awards.
The University is ranked 17th in the UK for research intensity, we have world-leading research in all subjects and 97% of our research is deemed to be of international quality as shown by the Research Excellence Framework 2014. The QAA (2015) recognised postgraduate study at Kent as having ‘a vibrant and interdisciplinary academic community’.
The Graduate School supports all postgraduate students and offers Researcher Development and other skills training as well as organising the annual Research Festival and encouraging student-led initiatives for social and academic events.
We offer a range of research opportunities including External PhDs across the arts and humanities, social sciences, medical studies, and science and technology. We are active partners in the AHRC Consortium for the Humanities and the Arts South-East England (CHASE), the ESRC South-East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS), the Eastern Academic Research Consortium (Eastern ARC) and the ARIES NERC Doctoral Training Partnership.
The Kent website includes tools to search for programmes and potential supervisors – you can use the search function on the home page or the tabs on www’kent.ac.uk/pg.
£11m Postgraduate Scholarship Fund
There are a variety of financial support opportunities for postgraduate students including:
• Funding from UK Research Councils
• ESRC, AHRC, BBSRC, EPSRC, NERC and STFC
• Graduate Teaching Assistantships
• University Taught and Research Scholarships
• Subject and location specific awards
• Excellence in Sport and Music scholarships
• Philanthropic awards
• International Student Scholarships
The University of Kent has exceptional study locations: the UK campuses in Canterbury, Medway and Tonbridge, plus specialist postgraduate centres in Brussels, Paris, Athens and Rome. Canterbury and Medway have quick and easy road and high speed rail access to London as well as mainland Europe, via Eurostar.
The facilities of all our locations are available to all our students, no matter where they are based; research students often use them to host conferences and colloquia.
-Over 50 subjects for study and research at a beautiful, cosmopolitan campus looking over the historic City
Professionally focused programmes delivered at a stunning waterfront location with state-of-the art facilities
Heritage Management, combining archaeology and business, studied in one of the world's most ancient cities
Advanced international studies in the political capital of Europe taught by academics and practitioners
Postgraduate humanities enhanced by cultural immersion in the capital of European culture
The study of the ancient world in this centre of classical antiquity