PhD Studentships in the College of Business and Social Sciences (R220003)

Aston University

United Kingdom

February 28, 2022


PhD Studentships in the College of Business and Social Sciences College of Business & Social Sciences - Studentships Location: Aston University Main Campus

Basis: Full Time Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Monday 28 February 2022 Reference: R220003 Release Date: Wednesday 05 January 2022

The College of Business and Social Sciences (BSS) invites applications for up to six fully-funded PhD studentships from strong candidates in any of the research areas covered by the College.

BSS is a multi-disciplinary research-focused College which brings together researchers in Aston Business School (ABS), Aston Law School (ALS) and the School of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH). Further information on the College's research areas can be found via the application page (link below).

The studentships are for full-time study over three years, commencing 1st October 2022 with a completion date of 30th September 2025.

Financial Support Will be provided to the successful applicant to cover tuition fees at either the Home or Overseas rate plus a maintenance grant at the standard UKRI rate (£15,840 p.a. in 2022/23) with the corresponding standard increases in subsequent years.

Person Specification The successful applicant should have a first class or upper second class honours degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject area. They should have, or be near to completing, a postgraduate qualification such as a Masters degree or equivalent. An overall merit grade with merit in the dissertation is normally required.

Applications Full information on how to apply can be found here

Deadline Applications must be submitted by Monday 28th February 2022 (16.00 UK time). For further information on how to apply please contact the BSS Research Office at

About the employer

Aston University is a leading public research university in the UK. Established in 1966, The university campus is located on a green 60 acre, self-contained site in the center of Birmingham. Aston University is an internationally acknowledged center for education...