You should have a minimum of an upper second class honours degree in a relevant social science discipline. You will receive excellent training in doctoral research methods but a Master's in social research methods is desirable
Studentship leading to PhD
Months of entry
Course contentStudents follow a programme of study under the guidance of a supervisor and advisory committee and undertake research methods training.
For further guidance on the application process visit: http://www.ioe.ac.uk/studentInformation/92114.html
Closing date: 1 June 2014
Thomas Coram Research Unit is a multidisciplinary research unit which carries out policy-relevant research focussed on children and young people within and outside their families.
Information for international students
Applicants who are assessed as International for tuition fee purposes are entitled to apply for this studentship but will be liable for the payment of the difference between the Home/EU and International fee rate.
Fees and fundingMPhil/PhD studentship starting October 2014. The studentship will be located at the Thomas Coram Research Unit (TCRU), Institute of Education. It is attached to a five year research project 'Families and Food Poverty in three European Countries in an Age of Austerity' funded by the European Research Council.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Doctoral School
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