The PhD Studentship for high-potential UK applicants has been announced by Newcastle University. For the academic year 2022-2023, a studentship is offered.
All domestic and international students pursuing a PhD in Archaeology are eligible for the studentship. This grant will cover all tuition fees and provide a stipend for three years.
Newcastle University is a public research university in the United Kingdom that aspires to be a people-focused university that harnesses academic excellence, innovation, and creativity to benefit individuals, organisations, and society as a whole. It is currently ranked 152nd in the QS World Ranking published in 2020.
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About Newcastle University
Newcastle University is a public research university in the United Kingdom, located in Newcastle upon Tyne, North East England. It has campuses in Singapore, Malaysia, and the United States, among other places. The university is a red brick university and a member of the Russell Consortium, a British group of research-intensive universities.
The university’s foundations are the School of Medicine and Surgery (later known as the College of Medicine) and the College of Physical Science (later known as Armstrong College), which were founded in 1834 and 1871, respectively. The Durham Colleges and the federal University of Durham subsequently combined to form the federal University of Durham’s main component. The colleges of Newcastle merged in 1937 to form King’s College. An Act of Parliament renamed King’s College the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1963.
The university’s three faculties are the faculty of humanities and social sciences, the faculty of medical sciences, and the faculty of science, agriculture, and engineering. The university offers around 175 full-time undergraduate degree programmes in a variety of subject areas, including arts, sciences, engineering, and medicine, as well as 340 postgraduate teaching and research programmes in a variety of fields. In 2021, the organisation earned £523.6 million in revenue, with £99.6 million coming from research grants and contracts and £518.9 million spent. Newcastle University has one of the most substantial EU research portfolios in the UK.
Application Deadline: 30th August 2022
- University or Organization: Newcastle University
- Department: The School of History, Classics, and Archaeology
- Course Level: PhD
- Award: £15,609
- Number of Awards: 1
- Access Mode: Online
- Nationality: Domestic and International
- The award can be taken in the UK
- Eligible Countries: the UK, EU, and international
- Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD degree in Archaeology is eligible to undertake at the Newcastle University.
- Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
- The applicants must have basic knowledge of GIS.
How to Apply
- How to Apply: The applicants are required to complete the general admission application through the university portal. The applicants that wish to apply for the studentship are required to mail a covering letter and a CV at firstname.lastname@example.org and mentioning the code hca009 in the studentship reference field when filling the application form.
- Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
- A transcript of your degree studies
- Certificates to confirm your degree or highest qualification
- A copy of your passport
- A Curriculum Vitae
- Admission Requirements: The applicants applying for a PhD in Archaeology must have a master’s degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field (e.g. geography, archaeology) to get into Newcastle.
- Language Requirement: The students must submit scores of the following English language proficiency tests:
- IELTS – 6.5
- TOEFL IBT/ITP is also accepted.
The selected students will be handed a sum of £15,609 as a stipend across 3 years along with full-time tuition fee for UK/EU or international students.