The University of Hull (UoH) has a long history of participating in the China Scholarship Council (CSC) schemes. The UoH will again offer to waiver the associated tuition fees for students who secure a CSC PhD scholarship. The UoH is open to outstanding Chinese students and encourages applications in the following areas:
|Accounting and Finance||History and Archaeology|
|Biological and Environmental Sciences||Law|
|Business and Management||Marketing|
|Drama||Physics and Astrophysics|
|Economics||Politics, Security and International Studies|
|Engineering||Social Work and Youth Work|
|English||Sociology and Social Sciences|
|Film Studies||Sport, Health and Exercise Science|
|Geography and Earth Science||Theology|
|Health, Nursing & Midwifery|
1.Candidate searches university website for academic staff to discuss supervision of CSC PhD scholarship:
Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Science & Engineering
Faculty of Business, Law & Politics
Faculty of Arts, Culture & Education
University Research Institutes:
2. Candidate prepares research proposal with help from the relevant academic staff.
3. Candidate must apply using the University of Hull - MyAdmin portal (https://myadmin.hull.ac.uk/main/)
·You must initially register to create a MyAdmin account: https://myadmin.hull.ac.uk/AccountAdmin/Register.aspx
·A guide for creating a MyAdmin account can be found: https://myadmin.hull.ac.uk/main/help.aspx
·Once you log into your newly created account, you will be able to start filling in your application, which only takes 5 to 10 minutes to complete.
·When selecting a programme type, please make sure that you choose “research” and that you indicate that you are applying for “CSC scholarship”. If you are unable to choose this as per the image below, using the Research Topic field, please type in CSC followed by your research topic title.
·You will also need to include the following supporting documents with your application before you can submit it:
a) A copy of your full and most recent transcript in Chinese and a copy of an official translation.
b) Research proposal for the CSC PhD Scholarship.
c) Personal statement explaining your interest in your chosen PhD research area, why you would like to study at the University of Hull specifically and what your career aspirations are. Please see guidance provided at our website at: http://www.hull.ac.uk/Choose-Hull/Study-at-Hull/Admissions/Postgraduate/Personal-statements.aspx
·If you can also provide all or at least some of the below with your application, it will be very beneficial and can speed up our decision. However, they can also be provided at a later stage:
a) Copy of your most recent academic IELTs⃰ test results.
b) Copy of your Bachelor certificate and Graduation Certificate together with a copy of the official translation.
c) At least one recent academic reference. Academic reference needs to be on provided on an official institutional headed paper and include full details of your referee, including their official contact details and signature.
d) Copy of your passport that you will use to make your Tier 4 visa application. Advise on visas can be found at: http://www.hull.ac.uk/Choose-Hull/Study-at-Hull/International/Visas-and-immigration/Visas-and-immigration.aspx
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4. Submit application via ‘MyAdmin’ by 15th February, 2018. The sooner you apply and the more supporting documents you can provide the better.
5. If your application to the University of Hull is successful, you will receive either a conditional offer letter stating any further requirements that you need to fulfil or an unconditional offer. We aim to respond to research applicants with an offer within two weeks from the submission of your application. All suitable candidates will get conditional offer from University of Hull by the end of 28th February, 2018.
6. You will need to formally accept our offer in writing by 19th March 2018 at the latest by emailing your acceptance to the Postgraduate Admissions Team using the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. We encourage you to accept your offer as soon as possible.
7. You will need to meet outstanding conditions of your offer (if your offer is not unconditional) by 19th March 2018 at the latest. The only exception is the requirement of ATAS certificate if this applies to you.
· Some programmes require that you present us with ATAS certificate. If this applies to you, it will be stated as a condition of your offer. Although you can apply for your ATAS certificate as early as 9 months before the start of your programme, ATAS certificate is only valid for 6 months and must be valid at the time of your Tier4 visa application. Therefore, you need to take this into account when you make your application to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Please see the official website for more information: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/academic-technology-approval-scheme
8. Candidates will also need to apply to CSC through your home university in China by 5th April 2018 (to be confirmed by CSC). You will need to hold unconditional offer from the University of Hull (the only acceptable condition by the CSC is the requirement of ATAS certificate as specified above). Therefore, it is essential that you plan ahead, especially when it comes to booking your IELTS test.*
9. Final award outcome for the scholarship from CSC will be made mid-May, 2018
*IELTs: We encourage applicants to submit their English language test results with their application. In general, we require IELTS 6.0 (not lower than 5.5 in each skill). However, other English language qualifications are also accepted by the University. For a full list of these, please visit: http://www.hull.ac.uk/Choose-Hull/Study-at-Hull/Admissions/English-language-requirements.aspx
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