PhD Studentship: Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences Fee Waiver Studentship 2023/24

Loughborough University

Closing date of advert: 26th June 2023

Start date: October 2023

Full-time/part-time availability: Full-time 3 years, Part-time 6 years

Who is eligible to apply?: UK Only

Name of primary supervisor/CDT lead:

A potential primary supervisor will be identified based on the research topic discussed during the interview stage. Questions can be directed to our Director of Doctoral Programmes, Professor Stacy Clemes.

Project detail:

Applications are invited for studentships that cover the cost of UK tuition fees. The School’s research activity is organised within three themes – Lifestyle for Health & Wellbeing, Sport, Business & Society and Sport Performance ( ).

Applicants will be required to look at the research themes, make contact with a potential supervisor, naming them on the application form and submit a 2,000 word research proposal that outlines;

  • a clear statement of the problem;
  • existing literature on the problem;
  • appropriate research methods;
  • scope and nature of the project;
  • problems, challenges, issues;
  • possible conclusions.
  • Entry requirements:

    Applicants should have achieved at least a 2:1 in their undergraduate degree in a relevant subject. A masters degree would be an advantage. 

    Applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements, further details can be found below in the International website.

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    English language requirements:

    Applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Further details are available on the International website ( ).

    Funding information:

    The studentship is for 3 years full time / 6 years part-time and provides a fee waiver for UK Doctoral Researchers, on a part time or full time basis. There is no stipend associated with this award.

    Due to funding restrictions, the studentship is only open to UK Students only

    How to apply:

    All applications should be made online. Under programme name, select the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences. Please quote the advertised reference number: SSEHS/FW2324 in your application. 

    To avoid delays in processing your application, please ensure that you submit the minimum supporting documents.

    For more guidance, see also the studentship assessment criteria.

    Project search terms:

    anatomy, biochemistry, biological sciences – other, cell biology, nutrition, psychology – other, sociology – other, sport & exercise science – other, sport coaching, sport development, sport management, sport performance

    Email Address SSEHS: [email protected]

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