Arts and Humanities Studentships
The School has a long and rich history of producing internationally excellent and world-leading research that explores who we are, where we come from and where we want to go, as individuals and as a society.
Through inquiry, critical reflection, creative interventions and dialogue, we deepen our understanding of how we inhabit and make sense of the world.
We've developed our research community to advance and expand learning, there's guidance, support and inspiration to develop your research. From progressing the study of English, Philosophy and Linguistics, to developing professional skills for careers in Journalism, Museum and Heritage Development, Creative Writing and English Language Teaching – we're turning passions into professional success.
NTU Fully-funded PhD Studentship Scheme 2022
When making an application for a studentship, you will need to demonstrate how your proposal aligns with our research strengths, so ensure you are familiar with our research groups and centres.
Our research centres and groups
Centre for Travel Writing Studies
Advancing the understanding of travel writing by producing scholarly and creative work, facilitating dialogue with practitioners, and creating national and international collaborations.
Postcolonial Studies Centre
A leading international hub for critical thought around the legacies of social disenfranchisement, colonialism, neocolonialism and the potential for postcolonial thought to contest marginality and social exclusion.
Centre for Public History, Heritage and Memory
Covering all research concerned with the ways in which the past is made relevant in the present. Including representations of history, our common heritage or modes of individual and collective remembrance.
Centre for the Study of Inequality, Culture and Difference
Providing a focus for research that theorises and analyses how the representation, practice and experience of difference produces inequality and how they inform discriminatory practices and policies.
Centre for the Study of Religion and Conflict
Increasing the understanding of the origins, ideology, implementation and impact of religion and conflict, from the medieval period into the early nineteenth century.
Periodicals and Print Culture Research Group
Co-directed by Dr Catherine Clay and Professor Andrew Thacker, the Periodicals and Print Culture Research Group (PPCRG) aims to develop work on the study of modern periodicals and print culture (from the nineteenth century to the present).