The Graduate School at the University of Westminster is very pleased to announce 10 new full PhD studentships funded by the Quintin Hogg Trust to begin in the academic year 2020/21 for a September or January start.

Applications are welcome to all of our schools, as below. For any queries about any aspect of the application process or informal enquiries about where your research might fit within a school, please contact the relevant school PhD coordinator (details below).

The studentships will consist of:

  • A fee waiver and an annual stipend of £17,285 (for 2020/21, raising each year in line with UKRI increases) for three years.* This includes London weighting

Overseas applicants are welcome to apply to any PhD programme. Applicants to some schools may need to make up the fee difference between the Home/EU fee rate and the overseas fee rate themselves. For information on fee levels see the Fees and funding page

Applications should be submitted via UCAS by 5pm on Friday 26 June 2020. Interviews will take place online in the week beginning 13 July.

It is essential that you include the title of the studentship in your application header i.e. The Quintin Hogg Trust Studentship.

For more information on our entry requirements for research degrees see the Entry requirements page and on how to apply see the How to apply page.  

The University of Westminster is strongly committed to diversity and especially welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.

School of Law

The School of Law has an outstanding reputation as a pioneer in Socio-Legal research including research on the Legal Profession and Legal Education and research in Human Rights and Global Governance. It is also particularly recognised for innovative research in Entertainment Law, Legal Theory, Criminal Justice, Gender, Sexuality and the Law, European Union Law, International Law, Law and Development and Global Justice, Law and Religion, as well as Conflict Resolution, and Law, Ethics and Technology. Potential candidates are encouraged to consult the school’s research staff pages and its research centres and research clusters. All applications matching these interests will be considered. 

For enquiries contact: Dr Stephanie Roberts at [email protected]

UCAS application link

Apply now: 

It is essential that you include the studentship title in your application header i.e. The Quintin Hogg Trust Studentship.

* Minimum full time enrolment before submission is 33 months. Fee waivers are in place for the three year studentship. Following that there is a six month no fee period for writing up. Should a doctoral research student not have submitted by the end of the no fee period then a £1,500 fee is applicable.