PhD Research Scholarship in Media and Communication at University of Leeds 2020

The School of Media and Communication, University of Leeds, offers PhD Research Scholarship in Media and Communication for Session 2020/21. The scholarship are available to UK, EU and International Students.The research scholarships are available for 3 years for full-time study or 5 years for part-time study (Home/EU applicants only).

The University of Leeds, established in 1874, is a public research university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.



Deadline: February 29, 2020

Degree Level: PhD

Field(s): Media and Communication

Value: The winner will receive payment of their fees plus a maintenance payment of £15,243.

Nationality: International students

Duration: 3 years(full-time) or 5 years( part-time)


The scholarships are open to UK, EU and International students. Applicants should hold at least a UK Upper Second Class Honour Degree and a Masters Degree.

English Requirements: The minimum English language entry requirement for research postgraduate research study in the School of Media and Communication is an IELTS of 6.5 overall with at least 6.0 in reading, listening, speaking, and at least 6.5 in writing, or equivalent. The test must be dated within two years of the start date of the course in order to be valid.


The mode of applying for the scholarship is online.

Application Materials:

  • PhD application form
  • PhD research proposal
  • Transcripts, including grading system, of your degree(s)
  • Certificates of your degree(s)
  • Two academic references 
  • IELTS certificate (if English isn’t your first language): overall IELTS score of 6.5 (with writing no less than 6.5 and no components less than 6.0). Find out more about submitting proof of English language proficiency and our pre-sessional English courses
  • CV
  • A scholarship application form (if applicable).


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