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    Middlesex University Research Studentships

    Fully funded research studentships for 2014

    As part of our ongoing investment in research, Middlesex University is pleased to announce a number of fully funded research studentships, across a range of subject areas:

    The bursaries are offered on a full-time basis to EU/UK and Overseas applicants and cover a maintenance award and fee payments (at the UK/EU rate, currently £13,863 and £3,996 respectively; note that Overseas applicants will be required to cover the difference between the UK/EU and International Student fee - currently £9,700). The Scholarships are for three years, subject to satisfactory progress. The level of the maintenance element of the Scholarships is linked to the level of corresponding awards made by UK research councils and is subject to regular review. The studentship bursaries are free of both tax and national insurance contributions.

    In addition to work on the doctoral research project, successful applicants will be expected to contribute to associated activities within their respective Schools.


    Applicants must have a minimum of a first or an upper second class honours degree or equivalent, and preferably a good masters degree, in a relevant area. If your first language is not English, you should have a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component) or TOEFL 575 (paper-based), 87 (with at least 21 in listening and writing, 22 in speaking and 23 in reading) (computer-based).

    How to Apply

    Download the application form.

    Completed application forms should be submitted by e-mail only to We regret that we cannot accept applications in hard copy, by fax or by any other means.

    If you have any enquiries regarding the application process, or the studentships generally, contact

    The deadline for receipt of applications is 11.59pm GMT on 14th March 2014 and interviews will be held in April/May 2014. Applications received after the deadline will not be processed.

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