Oxford Brookes University Sasakawa Postgraduate MPhil/ PhD International Studentships in UK for PhD


Oxford Brookes University is inviting applications to apply for the Sasakawa Postgraduate MPhil/ PhD International Studentships offered by Oxford Brookes University.

The main purpose of this studentship is to provide financial support available for highly motivated candidates from the UK and all around the globe for the academic year 2021/2022.

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Oxford Brookes University Sasakawa Postgraduate MPhil/ PhD International Studentships in UK for PhD Established in 1865, Oxford Brookes University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Oxford (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), South East England. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, Oxford Brookes University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Oxford Brookes University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 154 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: Applications are acceptable form the UK, EU, and across the world
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: MPhil/PhD programme in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • Candidates must have a good undergraduate degree (a good 2:1 or above) or be predicted to obtain one.
  • They should have completed a degree with substantive anthropology content or in Japanese studies, or in a discipline relevant to the proposed research, and have a sufficient level of Japanese language ability to engage in fieldwork in Japan where relevant (normally, this should be equivalent to JLPT level 2 or above).

Offered Benefits

Oxford Brookes University is awarding studentships for deserving candidates to support their PhD study in the UK. The scholarship winner will get £10,000 for the year 2021/2022.

Application Process

  • How to Apply: Interested candidates must enrol to undertake a research degree at Oxford Brookes University. Please contact Terri Morris on hss-researchdegrees-at-brookes.ac.uk . If you wish to apply for this funding opportunity.
  • Supporting Documents: A cover letter, a brief statement of research interests explaining how experience and plans fit with the advertised position, CV, and two referees’ details can be used as required documents.
  • Admission Requirements: To be enrolled in a PhD degree program at this university, all applicants are expected to have a master’s degree in a discipline they are applying for. Please obtain more information from here.
  • Language Requirement: If English is not your first language, the following documents can be accepted as evidence of your English proficiency: IELTS 6.0-7.0, 6.0 in reading and writing, and 5.5 in listening and speaking, and 60% or above in Standard XII.
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