Fully Funded PhD Studentship in Policing for International Students in UK 2020

The School of Law, Policing and Forensics at Staffordshire University designed Fully-Funded PhD Studentships in Policing for international students. The Studentships are designed with a very strong focus on the development of those holding a studentship as a researcher, a teacher in Higher education, and as an academic.

Staffordshire University is a public university in Staffordshire, England. It has one main campus based in the city of Stoke-on-Trent and three other campuses; in Stafford, Lichfield and Shrewsbury. The institution delivers world class healthcare education at our specialist Centres of Excellence in Stafford and Shrewsbury. And a global network of more than 20,000 people study our degrees internationally.


  • Deadline: March 22, 2020
  • Degree Level: PhD
  • Field: Policing
  • Tenure : 4 years
  • Salary: £15,009 per annum


To be eligible for the studentship, you must:

  • be a UK/ international student
  • have a Masters’ degree in a relevant subject
  • have a passion for pursing original research along with a desire to develop your teaching ability by supporting an experienced and dynamic undergraduate course team.
  • possess strong written and oral communication skills along with excellent organisational skills.


Please submit your applications to jo.turner@staffs.ac.uk by the deadline, with the following documents.

  • Your CV
  • A PhD research proposal based on the project description above. Your proposal should not exceed 2 pages 
  • Covering letter to say why you want this position, to describe any teaching experience you may have, and to detail any academic and non-academic experience we should consider.

Awards: The studentship includes:

  • A stipend of £15,009 per annum for four years
  • A full fee waiver of research degree tuition fees worth £4,327 per annum (UK/EU/Channel Islands) and £12,500 (international non-EU) for three years
  • A full fee waiver of the Postgraduate Certificate in Higher and Professional Education (PgCHPE) tuition fee worth £3,400 per annum for 18 months


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