ESRC Studentships: School of Social Sciences

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Cardiff School of Social Sciences invites applications for the
following funded research degree studentships available for September

ESRC 1+3 Quota Studentships

Applications are invited from candidates for 1+3 Quota Studentships and
a 3-year PhD. The ESRC has awarded 14 quota ‘1+3’ studentships for this
year. We are seeking strong applicants (with a first class, or upper
second class honours degree or master’s degree) to work in one of the
following areas:

  • Education (5 quota studentships)
  • Social Work (3 quota studentships)
  • Sociology (2 quota studentships)
  • Socio Legal (2 quota studentships)
  • Social Policy (2 quota studentships)

ESRC +3 Studentships

Applications are invited for 3-year PhD studentships from strong
candidates with ESRC-recognised Research Methods training (please see ESRC website), whose research interests can be supported by our academic staff in the areas of:

  • Education
  • Sociology
  • Social Policy
  • Socio-Legal Studies
  • Social Work
  • Science, Technology and Innovation Studies

Cardiff School of Social Sciences
has an international reputation for its research in the areas of: Crime
and Criminal Justice; Education, the State and Society; Health and
Illness; Gender and Sexuality; Scientific and Medical Knowledge; Social
Theory and Research Methods; Critical Psychology and Work; Employment
and Society.

Further information:

For further details of the above topics and information on how to apply, please contact:

Ms. Elizabeth Renton

Graduate Studies Administrator

Cardiff School of Social Sciences

Glamorgan Building

King Edward VII Avenue

Cardiff CF10 3WT


Tel: (+44) (0)29 20 874972

Fax: (+44) (0)29 20 874436


The first stage of the application process will be to complete a
Cardiff University Postgraduate Application form (details on the
University’s postgraduate application process and downloadable
application forms can be accessed via

The deadline for this is Wednesday 10th March 2006.

Applicants who want to be considered for ESRC funding must send their
application direct to Ms. Elizabeth Renton with a covering letter.

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