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RESEARCH PROSPECTUS (click to download)

Current PhD and MRes Studentships

(NB. The University will launch the 2015 Studentship Competition on 19th December 2014. Closing date for online applications is 27th February 2015)


The University’s main competition for funding for full-time PhD and MRes for entry in the 2015/16 academic year will soon be advertised. Please see the timetable below.


  • New projects to be advertised on Faculty websites 19 December 2014
  • Closing date for completion of the online applications 27 February 2015
  • Interviews by Faculties March/April 2015
  • Letters will be sent by the Department for Research & Innovation May/June/July/August 2015
  • Studentships commence September 2015

Eligibility criteria for DEL studentships can be found here

Applicants should be aware that the competition for funded entry is very high and are advised to discuss their application prior to submission with the staff noted within the project description.

All applications for studentships will be considered on a competitive basis and with regard to the candidate's qualifications, skills, experience and interests.

Applicants should note that disclosure of disability or personal circumstances should be made as part of the application process or as soon as possible thereafter in order to facilitate any necessary accommodation.

Apply for Research Study Now

Applications can be made by using the online application link and select Application Type - Research (All Nationalities). All supplementary documents should be upload onto the system.

More information on Applying for Research Study is available at http://study.ulster.ac.uk/postgraduate/applying.php

Information for prospective students can be viewed at:


Funding opportunities available for 2015/2016 can be viewed at:


Applicants for any source of funding and/or admission to a research programme should note that all decisions relating to your application will be made by a central University committee and conveyed formally to you in writing and by post by the Department for Research & Innovation.  The University will not be held responsible for any decision on your application provided to you by any staff member other than those in the Department for Research & Innovation with formal responsibility for the process.  Department for Research & Innovation Staff members and contact details are available at the link below.