Financing your PhD
Tuition Fees for 2013/14
Fees for full-time study (per annum)
Fees for part-time study (per annum)
UK/EU: £1,950 (Except Management Learning and Leadership Department: £3,045)
A studentship is another name for a scholarship. Studentships for PhD study are available through Lancaster University, through the UK's research councils, and through various other organisations.
1. Highwire Doctoral Training Centre
The Highwire Doctoral Training Centre at Lancaster University is currently recruiting students with backgrounds in computing, design and management to join Highwire in 2012.
Further details can be found at http://www.highwire.lancs.ac.uk/
2. STOR-i Doctoral Training Centre
STOR-i is a Doctoral Training Centre in the mathematical sciences. It is a collaboration between Lancaster's Department of Mathematics and Statistics and the Department of Management Science and is backed by a 4.3 million award from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).
More information on this funding can be found at: http://www.stor-i.lancs.ac.uk/
3. A number of Management School Studentships will be available which will include a fee waiver and maintenance award of approximately £13,500 per annum. Applicants should indicate that they wish to be considered for a Doctoral Studentship on their application form (under the section on proposed source of funding and in the personal statement) so that they can automatically be considered: there are no separate studentship application forms.
We offer supervision in the following areas:
- Accounting and Finance
- Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development
- Management Learning and Leadership
- Management Science
- Organisation, Work and Technology
This is a generous programme of awards, allocated on a competitive basis, which is intended to support promising researchers to undertake their PhD studies in LUMS.
Eligibility: all students
4. Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) awards
Lancaster University forms part of the ESRC’s North West Doctoral Training Centre (NWDTC). A large number of studentships, covering tuition and maintenance, is available for those wishing to study in areas covered by the ESRC at Lancaster, Liverpool or Manchester. Some studentships are reserved for students seeking joint supervision across two or more partner institutions. Details of the provision and funding offered by the NWDTC are available on the NWDTC website.
If you are interested in applying for an ESRC Studentship, please contact Sarah Patterson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eligibility: UK and EU students resident in the UK for 3 years (full award)
EU students not resident in the UK for 3 years (fees only)
Overseas students: The ESRC has relaxed the rules around international eligibility in strategic areas, allowing fees and stipends to be paid to students outside the UK. As a pilot NWDTC will be able to recruit students for awards in Economics and Advanced Quantitative Methods without adhering to the current residential eligibility rules as laid out in the ESRC PG training guidelines.
5. Commonwealth Scholarships are prestigious awards and are very valuable for international students. They are available on a competitive basis.
Eligibility: overseas students
6. Fully funded ESRC CASE Doctoral Studentship – Open Innovation
Applications are invited for a full-time PhD studentship (Starting September / October 2013) under the joint supervision of Professor Sarah Jack of the Lancaster University Management School Institute for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development (IEED), assisted by Dr. Qihai Huang, and Professor Oswald Jones of the Department of Organisation and Management at Liverpool University Management School. This is a CASE award, funded by the North West Doctoral Training Centre (NWDTC) http://www.nwdtc.ac.uk.
Liverpool and Lancaster management schools have a long track record of research collaboration, and Liverpool brings further research excellence and networks to this project.
We are looking for a highly motivated candidate who has an excellent first degree and, possibly, a Master’s degree in a related discipline to pursue PhD studies in the area of Open Innovation in the small business context based in our Institute for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development. Students who will complete a Master’s degree by September 2013 may also apply.
This project will use the design and development of an innovation ecosystem and industrial forum as a case study of open innovation in the small business context. This will enable the researcher to contribute to better understanding of the enablers and impediments to SMEs taking a lead role in open innovation initiatives such as this. They will therefore be able to contribute to ongoing academic debate in this field.
Contact Magnus George on +44 (0)1524 510708 for further details or email email@example.com
Closing date for applications: Thursday 21 February 2013
Further information is available from:
The Doctoral Office
Lancaster University Management School
Lancaster LA1 4YX, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1524 510667
Fax: +44 (0)1524 510760
You may wish to visit our 'cost of living' web-page at: http://www.lums.lancs.ac.uk/masters/costofliving/