How to apply in Humanities - Exeter

Research and Doctoral programmes

The application process

  1. Select the programme of study you would like to apply to

    College of Social Sciences and International Studies. Department of Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology Sociology, Science and Technology Studies (STS)

  2. Obtain electronic copies of your degree transcripts/certificates

  3. Obtain electronic copies of your English language proficiency documents, if required NOT NEEDED

  4. Contact potential referee(s) to ask them to provide a reference to support your application MMM pedro and brigenti


  1. Write your research proposal Done

  2. Prepare your personal statement

  3. Prepare your CV, if required

  4. Submit an online application via the programme web page YES

Professor Michael Schillmeier Office Hours Fr 13-14 // Local de Córdoba: 10 am.

Preparing a research proposal

Proposal guidelines

Your research proposal should be no longer than 1,000-1,250 words (3 or 4 sides of A4) and contain the following information:

You should also include:

Further information

You are very welcome to visit the department and talk to potential research supervisors and meet one of our current students. If you would like to do this please contact the Graduate Research Team with a selection of possible dates, your research interests, and any members of staff you would particularly like to meet.

Phone: +44(0) 1392 724490 Email: ssis-researchadmissions@exeter.ac.uk

http://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/contact/ pg-ad@exeter.ac.uk


  1. Exeter PhD Funding Action 1 consists of Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorates (EMJD) focusing on a research theme (which can be interdisciplinary) at PhD level. Its characteristics are:

Summer schools, student conferences and other specialist training/meetings may also be included.

How to apply – A step-by-step guide:

For Action 1 and 2, eligible candidates must apply through individual programme websites. Once you are selected, you will be contacted by the lead university of the consortium (in the case of EMJD) or your host university (in the case of Action 2).

  1. Exeter Partnerships
  2. Erasmus Dead end
  3. ESRC
  4. AHRC