Doctoral Bursary in Architecture

http://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/research/research-degrees/research-studentships-and-fees-only-bursaries/
The School of Art, Architecture and Design are pleased to announce one Doctoral bursary.  This is a full time UK/EU fees only Ph.D. bursary in Architecture.
The Faculty offers a unique environment for integrating research across a range of areas covering culture, creativity, design, sustainability and digital domains. This environment provides opportunities for developing exciting multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary research projects. The School of Art, Architecture and Design is interested in receiving applications in the field of architectural research addressing the relationship between architecture theory and the design process in the urban environment, and the influence on the architecture of other spatial and critical practices.
In particular, we welcome research proposals that aim to explore the state of theory in architecture, through critical reconsiderations and current practices.
PhD in Architecture information can be found at this link: http://cagd.co.uk/public/architecture/phd/
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work alongside leading academics. To discuss the project in more detail or for informal enquiries please contact Dr. Teresa Stoppani on: t.stoppani[at]leedsbeckett.ac.uk
Potential applicants should review the University’s Regulations prior to making an application. http://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/public-information/academic-regulations/
How to apply
Closing date: Midnight on 30 November 2014. Applicants are asked to complete the following:
•    Research student application form.
•    Scanned copies of their certificates (undergraduate and masters certificates) and transcripts.
•    Scanned copy of your passport and UK visas (if applicable).
You must also provide a proposal of the research to be undertaken using the headings below as a guide. The proposal of the research can be up to four A4 pages in length (with references included as an addition to the proposal) using type Arial 12 point.
The criteria listed below will be used in both selecting those applicants who will be called for interview and those who will be successful in securing a Doctoral bursary.
a) Qualifications, expertise and experience relevant to undertaking study for a PhD
 b) Knowledge of the subject area that will ensure the development of a focused line of enquiry
 c) Knowledge and understanding of research methods appropriate to undertaking a PhD in the area of research
 d) Clarity on the original contribution that the completed PhD will make to the body of knowledge
 e) Scale and scope of the proposed research in terms of delivery within the three year studentship
Please email all documents to researchadmissions[at]leedsbeckett.ac.uk titling your email AET bursary.

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