Sunday, March 25, 2007

[UK] Research Scholarships in Media and Communication, University of Westminster

Research scholarships Media and communication
The Communication and Media Research Institute

Fixed term (renewable for 3 years subject to satisfactory progress)

£12,000 p.a. tax-free stipend (plus tuition fee waiver)

The Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI) based in the School of Media, Arts and Design at the University of Westminster is one of the UK`s leading research centres (RAE 5, 1992, 1996, 2001), and has an international reputation in media policy and economics, media history, and media audiences. The Institute hosts the University`s China Media Centre and Arab Media Centre. It is developing work in media audiences and identities, and Indian and African media. CAMRI is in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, which runs the UK`s oldest degree in media studies, a suite of Master`s programmes and an established ESRC recognised doctoral programme. We currently have an opportunity for two students to undertake an MPhil/PhD in media and communication.

Also see research scholarships in Arts, Media and Cultural Criticism. In recognition of the scholarship, the successful candidates will also be required to undertake teaching or research assistant duties not exceeding 6 hours per week. To be eligible to apply, you will need to hold an Upper Second Class Honours first degree in a relevant subject, and a Master`s degree, or equivalent postgraduate standing.

Prospective students wishing to discuss an application informally may contact Dr Roza Tsagarousianou for the CAMRI Scholarships (

To receive a University application pack and further details of the scholarships, please contact Erica Spindler ( You should specify that you wish to apply for the CAMRI Scholarship.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 20 April 2007

Interviews are likely to be held in May and the successful candidates will be required to attend enrolment/induction on 13 September 2007. The scholarships will commence in October 2007.

For further information on research activity within the School of Media, Arts and Design, visit our web page at
Harrow Campus

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