The School of Museum Studies at the University of Leicester is advertising 6 PhD scholarships and awards, for full- and part-time students to begin in the academic year 2010/11.
AHRC PhD studentships – 2 awards (covering fees and stipend) are available for new full time PhD students to study any museum or heritage related PhD (HEU applicants only)
Museum Studies PhD Studentships – 4 awards (each valued at £12,000) are available in the following subject areas (HEU and International applicants):
- Landscapes, cultural politics and policy
- Narrative Environments
- Senses and Emotions
- New technologies and museum learning
Museum Studies PhD Research Awards – 2 awards (each valued at £6,000) are available in the following subject areas (HEU and International applicants):
- Architecture and Design
- Digital Heritage
Please find full details at http://www.le.ac.uk/ms/research/PhDStudentships.html
The University of Leicester's School of Museum Studies has the highest proportion of world-leading research in any subject in any UK university (RAE 2008), in 2009 the University was awarded the Times Higher Education University of the Year Award.