The School of Performing and Digital Arts at Royal Holloway welcomes applications for a full-time PhD scholarship for entry in 2020-21.
The School is comprised of three outstanding departments – Drama, Theatre and Dance; Media Arts; and Music. For information about the research culture and activities of each department and links to potential academic supervisors, see:
Applications are invited for doctoral projects that intersect with the main research priorities of the School. These priorities are:
- Arts and media heritage and archiving;
- Digital creativity in drama, media and music;
- Global/transnational displacement and culture;
- Inclusion and diversity in the media and performing arts.
The studentship includes a stipend at Research Council UK 2020-21 rates of £15,285 + £2,000 London weighting per annum (plus fees at home/EU rates of £4,407) for three-and-a-half years. Studentships can be either full- or part-time.
Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline, and a Masters-level qualification or equivalent which meets AHRC requirements for research training. Candidates with relevant work/professional experience who are considering doing a PhD are also encouraged to apply.
In order to apply, candidates are required to complete a Royal Holloway application form and indicate on this form that they wish to be considered for a Scholarship. The online application process is set out here.
If you have any questions about the application process, please contact the Doctoral School (DoctoralSchool@rhul.ac.uk). For academic queries, please contact the School Director of Postgraduate Research Education, Dr Chris Megson (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The closing date for applications is Monday 6 April 2020. Candidates will be informed of the outcome of their application in May.