Arts and Humanities PhD Studentships. The Faculty of Arts at The Open University
9 full-time, 3-year PhD studentships available from 1 October 2013
The Faculty of Arts at The Open University is home to world-class scholars and research groups in Art History, Classical Studies, Digital Humanities, English, History, Music, Philosophy and Religious Studies.
In 2013-14, 5 AHRC-funded studentships are available in the following areas: History, with the National Library of Wales; English, with the British Library; and Music, with the National Library of Scotland. The 2 final awards with these partners are in English (e-manuscript collections) and History (digital heritage/crowdsourced data).
The Open University is also offering a Music studentship attached to the Listening Experience Database, a major AHRC-funded project in collaboration with the Royal College of Music, and the Baron Thyssen Studentship in Classical Studies, focusing on the History and Archaeology of the Roman Empire.
Applications will in addition be accepted for 2 fully-funded competitive studentships in any of the Faculty’s subject areas.
For information and instructions on how to apply, please see
For advice on the applications procedure, contact the Research Degrees Team (; tel 01908 654882).
The closing date for all applications is 31 March 2013.

Date: 2013-04-03