Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) PhD Studentship

Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) PhD Studentship
Apply for the Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) International PhD Studentships – Engineering Research offered at Edge Hill University for the academic year 2023-2024.
  • Category: PhD
  • Amount/value: Varies
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Application deadline: 9 January 2023


  • Eligible Countries:  UK-based and international students can apply.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects:  The candidates can apply for a postgraduate research program offered at Edge Hill University.
  • Eligibility Criteria:  To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must possess strong written and oral communication skills along with excellent organizational skills.


The selected candidates will be awarded a studentship valued at £26,000 – £34,000, including the following by Edge Hill University:

  • Overall payment of £17,668 per annum which is aligned with the UKRI rate (salary of £12,168 per annum and £5,500 per annum tax-free to contribute to the cost of accommodation)
  • Full waiver of research degree tuition fees worth approximately £4,700 per annum for UK PGRs and £14,000 per annum for international PGRs
  • Full waiver of the Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education tuition fee worth approximately £1,740
  • Entitlement to sick pay, maternity, paternity, and shared parental leave in accordance with university policies and procedures.


  • How to Apply:  Edge Hill University accepts applications via its online job application portal. All eligible candidates will be considered.
  • Supporting Documents:  The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • A ‘Research Proposal’ which should not exceed 2,000 words
  • A full academic curriculum vitae
  • Qualification certificates
  • Scanned copy of your passport
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Admission Requirements:  The applicants must have a 2.1 or above undergraduate degree in a relevant subject. AMasters degree would be advantageous.
  • Language Requirement:  The students must submit scores of the following English language proficiency tests:
  • IELTS – 7.0

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