Funding opportunities for students wishing to pursue PhD studies are currently available through TECHNE, an AHRC-funded Doctoral Training Partnership for all arts and humanities disciplines and Design Star for arts and humanities projects with a design focus.
We also offer a number of University of Brighton studentship awards. All schemes offer fully-funded doctoral studies (stipend and fee waiver).
The deadline for applications to study at the University of Brighton is 4pm, Friday 22 January 2016 (with a final TECHNE deadline of midnight, Sunday 7 February 2016).
Further information on the schemes and details about how to apply.
Join the academic community in history, politics, philosophy and cultural studies at the University of Brighton for your PhD project - whether single-disciplinary, interdisciplinary or transdisciplinary - in the following areas:
There is a thriving postgraduate and research culture across the humanities at Brighton, offering expert disciplinary, interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary supervision across social, cultural and political history, literary and cultural analysis, political, moral and applied philosophy and contemporary critical theory, as well as exciting interdisciplinary combinations with other areas of the University of Brighton.
We welcome approaches to discuss suitable projects and can provide advice on application, proposals and any suitable funding.
Your PhD will be supervised by expert academics who will also guide you towards career decisions and allow your work to draw on and contribute to the wider academic society at Brighton and at partner universities.
Across politics, philosophy, history and cultural studies, we particularly welcome projects addressing:
Research in these areas is the work of specialist centres at the College of Arts and Humanities, including the Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics and the Centre for Research in Memory, Narrative and Histories
There are also PhD opportunities at the University of Brighton's College of Arts and Humanities in language, linguistics, literature, media, and the history of art, design and fashion, as well as transdisciplinary opportunities in both theoretical and practice disciplines including art, design, media and architecture, education and health.
For further information please contact our doctoral centre in the first instance, who will direct your enquiry through to our specialist academic area.
+ 44 (0) 1273 641044
For more information on this and general information about life as a doctoral student at the University of Brighton College of Arts and Humanities, visit our Doctoral Centre pages