Accounting and Finance
Geography, Environmental and Earth Science
Languages and Literature
Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Physics and Mathematics
Sport, Health, and Exercise Studies
IELTS 6.0 (no elements lower than 5.5)；
Others: Law, Politics and, Business School, English Language programmes: IELTS 6.5 or equivalent；
Medical Science: IELTS 7.5, or equivalent
You are expected to have achieved a Master Degree before starting PhD programmes in Arts, Social Sciences and Business. Candidates with a good Bachelor Degree (e.g. with an average score of 75% and above, which is equivalent to 2:1 Honour Degree in UK, or Year 1 or Year 2 Master Degree students) from a top Chinese university may be considered for Science and Engineering programmes.
Completed Postgraduate Application Form (available online: www.hull.ac.uk/international /pgapplication)
Acceptable research proposal
Two references, including one from academic staff member from home university and another from Graduate School, or International Office, of home university, or your employer who is responsible for processing applications for CSC
Copy of Degree certificate(s), if any
Copy of transcripts
Copy of IELTS results
Copy of passport
Candidates should visit the University's website to search for potential supervisors who share the candidate’s research interests. They should discuss their research interests with a relevant academic staff member at the University to develop an acceptable research proposal before preparing a full application for their PhD studies. To understand what is required in a research proposal, please refer to the guidance on our website: www.hull.ac.uk/preparingresearchproposal
We do NOT accept applications directly from individual students from China. Candidates should contact their Graduate School, or Office of International Collaboration and Exchanges at their home university, or, in the case that you have already graduated, your employer, to invite them to double check your original support documents and to forward a full PhD application to email@example.com by Friday 30 January 2015, the deadline for application.
When the CSC PhD scholarships (2015) are announced, an invitation will be sent to selected Chinese partner universities to invite them to recommend candidates to submit their full PhD applications to the University of Hull with UoH/CSC scholarships
By the end of November 2014, candidates are expected to visit University’s website to search for relevant academics’ research interests to develop an acceptable research proposal, to take an IELTS test, if not yet taken, and to prepare for their full PhD application.
1 December 2014 - 30 January 2015, Chinese partner universities are expected to formally submit full PhD applications on behalf of candidates recommended to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
20 February – 15 March 2015, conditional scholarship offer letters should be sent to those successful candidates who have received offers with no academic conditions, or with conditions that are expected to be achievable, subject to meeting all academic conditions and receiving CSC PhD scholarships.
By Friday 20 March 2015, final short list for UoH/CSC scholarships approved by the University should be formally forwarded to CSC. Meanwhile, Chinese partner universities/employer should help candidates to apply for CSC Scholarships on behalf of candidates by deadline set by CSC.
CSC is expected to announce final list of successful candidates for UoH/CSC Scholarships when they approve CSC Scholarship applications in May 2015.
Applications should be dealt with on a first came first served basis. However, Priority will go to University's Chinese partner universities with ‘985’ and ‘211’ status by invitations.
Chinese students who are based in UK are welcome to apply for UoH/CSC PhD scholarships by sending full application to: Chinaoffice@hull.ac.uk by deadline (30 January 2015).