The University has offered AHRC-funded PhD Studentships in Arts and Design since 2004, and since 2008 also as part of a partnership with University of Northumbria.
Each year from 2014 to 2019, PhD Studentships in Art and Design are being offered as part of the Northumbria-Sunderland AHRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Art and Design.
Northumbria-Sunderland AHRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Art and Design invites high-quality applications for AHRC-funded PhD Studentships starting in October 2018, for PhD study in or across our Art and Design research groups.
We welcome applications in Design, Fine Art, Applied Arts, Glass and Ceramics, Digital Art, Curating, Visual and Material Culture and History of Art. Before applying for an AHRC Studentship, you should make preliminary enquiries with our subject specialists listed below to assess whether your area of research interest can be supervised and supported within the Northumbria-Sunderland CDT.
Generic application details: Application deadline – 5 March 2018. Interviews – 10-11 April 2018.
Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) is the UK funding body for the arts and humanities. Each year the AHRC provides funding from the Government to support research and postgraduate study in the arts and humanities. Only applications of the highest quality and excellence are funded. Research supported by this investment provides social and cultural benefits and also contributes to the economic success of the UK. For further information on the AHRC, please see www.ahrc.ac.uk.