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PhD Studentships

The University of Worcester offers a number of research studentships each year. These are usually three-year, full-time doctoral research studentships. All studentships are advertised in the national press and are available on a competitive basis.

All applicants should apply using the Application Form listed with the relevant studentship below,†and return this by the closing date to the Research School either by post or email to:†research@worc.ac.uk

PhD Studentships for entry in 2018

  • Sport participation, passions, politics and pedagogy: Articulating the historical, socio-cultural and educational values of basketball and its heritage within the United Kingdom

    Project applications are invited for a part-time, fee-waiver, PhD studentship exploring the historical socio-cultural and educational values of basketball and its heritage within the United Kingdom.

    Closing Date: Friday 1st June 2018

    Application form.

    For further information please download the†studentship advert†[PDF].

  • Understanding coaches' and athletes' Naturalistic Decision Making in team sport

    Applications are invited for a fully-funded full-time PhD studentship exploring coachesí decision making through the lens of the Naturalistic Decision Making (NDM).†

    Closing Date: Tuesday 1st May 2018

    Application form.

    For further information please download the†studentship advert†[PDF].

  • Capturing experiences of long-term conditions using digital photography

    Applications are invited for a fully-funded full-time PhD studentship exploring arts-based methods in health research.

    Closing Date: 9:00 Monday 14th May

    Application form.

    For further information please download the†studentship advert[PDF].

  • Psychological resilience amongst healthcare workers: An exploration of the nature of team relationships

    Applications are invited for a fully funded full-time PhD studentship exploring the nature of relationships within teams in healthcare settings, with a focus on the impact of targeted interventions on psychological resilience.

    Closing Date: 9:00 Monday 14th May

    Application form.

    For further information please download the studentship advert†[PDF].

  • Signalling Pathways in Myeloid Leukaemia

    Applications are invited for a fully-funded full-time studentship exploring the potential to treat myeloid leukaemias by targeting developmental pathways which maintain cancer stem cells.

    Closing Date: Monday 21st May†2018

    Application form.

    For further information please download the†studentship advert [PDF].

  • Fine Art

    Applications are invited for a fully-funded full-time studentship for an artist working in any discipline to undertake research through practice.

    Closing Date: Friday 6th April 2018

    Application form.

    For further information please download the studentship advert[PDF].

  • History

    The University of Worcester is offering a full time, fully funded PhD studentship to address, broadly, one of the following areas:

    • Women and the Wartime Home Fronts in Twentieth-Century Britain
    • The Role and Impact of Empire on Britainís Politics, Culture and Society since the late 19th Century.
    • Politics, ideology and identities in Britain and Ireland, c.1688-1848.
    • Religion and the supernatural in early modern England
    • The Atlantic Slave Trade, Slavery and Abolition, c. 1700-1860.
    • The USA, Global/Transnational Relations and the World War II Era

    Closing Date:Sunday 15th April 2018

    Application form.

    For further information please download the studentship advert†[PDF].