Opportunity of Next Generation Learning

Scholarships for Distance Learning PhD programme, University of Leicester,UK

The Department of Politics and International Relations is pleased to offer three fully funded scholarships for September 2014 entry to its Distance Learning PhD programme.

The scholarships are such that UK/EU tuition fee rates for the whole programme will be paid in full. International applicants (and those not eligible to pay UK/EU tuition fees) must demonstrate that they can fund the difference in tuition fee rates

Research areas and supervision

The Department has an existing expertise in intelligence and security issues and we wish to provide opportunities for high level students to pursue studies in this area.

Therefore the scholarships are for outstanding students who wish to study the following topics:

  • Intelligence
  • Counter intelligence
  • Intelligence co-operation
  • Security service operations
  • Security service accountability
  • Surveillance
  • The operations of special forces
  • Or, other aspects of security studies

Supervisors will be appointed subject to agreed research projects.


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