Newcastle University PhD Scholarship

The Newcastle University is offering PhD scholarship (Studentships) to students to undertake their PhD in the field of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities.

Host Institution

Newcastle University

Awards are available to UK/EU applicants only.

Value of award
£14,553 for a year and tuition fee waiver

Start and Duration
1st October

3 years full-time or 6 years part-time.

10th January

Eligible Courses
Newcastle University awards Northern Bridge PhD studentships in the following areas:

Law and Legal Studies
Political Science and International Studies
Fine Art: Practice, History and Theory
Photography: Practice, History and Theory
Digital Arts: Practice, History and Theory
Architecture: Practice, History and Theory
Film: Practice, History, Theory and Criticism
Creative Writing
Drama and Theatre Studies
Museum Studies
Policy, Arts Management and Creative Industries
Cultural Geography
English Language and Literature
French Studies
Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American Studies
Interpreting and Translation
German Studies
Media and Communication Studies

Eligibility Criteria 

  • Applicants must have achieve a first class or good upper second class undergraduate degree
  • Had a Distinction in a Masters degree.
  • The PhD scholarship is available to only UK/EU students only.

How to Apply for the PhD scholarship
Applicants must contact the staff responsible for the field of study you have chosen and ask if there are members of staff who can supervise your thesis.

Newcastle students should apply through the online postgraduate application system of Newcastle University


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