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Durham University

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates will normally have a first-class or good upper-second undergraduate degree. Additionally, they will be able to demonstrate performance at or around Distinction level in a Master’s degree and/or substantial relevant professional practice or work experience which has equipped them with equivalent subject knowledge and research skills.

Applicants must apply/ have applied to commence a programme of doctoral study in the 2017/18 academic year starting 1 October 2017. Applicants who have already commenced their doctoral studies are eligible to apply providing they will have completed no more than 18 months full-time or 36 months part-time study by 1 October 2017.

Awards are available to UK/EU applicants only. EU applicants who have not been resident in the UK for the three years prior to the start of their studentship are eligible for a fees-only award from the AHRC.

Further details about the AHRC's eligibility requirements can be found in RCUK’s Training Grant Guide