We are currently seeking applicants for 11 four-year doctoral studentships from applicants with an undergraduate or masters level education in one of the following (or closely related) disciplines: computer science, design, education, architecture and planning, health sciences, political science or social science.

These fully funded awards are available to UK and EU domiciled students and cover fees and stipends for both a one-year MRes in Digital Civics and subsequent a three-year PhD in Digital Civics (subject to satisfactory completion of the MRes in Digital Civics).

Applying for a Digital Civics doctoral studentship (starting September 2016)
  • Deadline for studentship applications: 22nd January 2016
  • Shortlisting for interview: 5th February 2016 (all applicants will be informed whether they have been successful or not)
  • Interviews: 22nd to 26th February 2016

Before completing your application form, we strongly advise you carefully read our Frequently Asked Questions and we recommend to arrange for an informal discussion with one of our academics either in person or over phone or Skype.

Please also ensure that before completing your application you will be available for interview in Newcastle upon Tyne between the 22nd and the 26th of February 2016. If you are unable to travel to Newcastle upon Tyne, e.g. because you are currently residing abroad, then it may be possible to arrange an interview over Skype (or similar).

The studentship will commence on the 26th September 2016. During June, July and August we will also help you to get started with finding accommodation. It is a requirement of the studentship that you are resident and available to study full-time from the 26th September 2016.

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