The University of Edinburgh is offering Magnus Magnusson Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) PhD Studentship in UK. The successful candidate will probably be based in the University of Edinburgh, Moray House School of Education, and will soon be supervised by Professor Peter Higgins and Dr Beth Christie (University of Edinburgh) in collaboration with Dr Peter Rawcliffe (SNH).
This is an excellent opportunity for an innovative and energetic student keen to develop the evidence-base on the role of the natural heritage in supporting learning and wider attainment.
Applicants whose first language isn’t English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.
Course Level: Studentship is available for pursuing PhD programme.
Study Subject: Applicant will work on the project “The role of the natural heritage in supporting learning and development in Scotland”.
Scholarship Award: Studentship will cover home tuition fees and includes a stipend.
Scholarship could be taken in the UK
Eligibility: Applicants would normally have a UG degee in a relevant area having a clasification of 2:1 or above (or the non-UK equivalent) and/or an appropriate MSc degree (or near completion) with normally a minimum of 60% for the dissertation (when applicable) and also the overall programme mark. Substanial and demonstrable research and professional experience will also be considered, and applicants will probably be likely to demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, and also the ability to work effectively with others (e.g. professional organisations). The research proposal described in the next section will also be used in the selection process in order to assess subject knowledge and academic communication skills. Shortlisted candidates will likely be invited to interview in the University of Edinburgh or via Skype within the first two weeks of July. Appointment will be subject to satisfactory references and approval from the SGSSS.
Nationality: The studentship is available to UK, EU and overseas students.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous degree.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirement: Applicants whose first language isn’t English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.
How to Apply: Please note that students must submit online application from the Scholarship deadline in order to be considered for this scholarship. Please also send the completed form by e-mail to Dr Beth Christie.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 23, 2017.