Research degree funding opportunities

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers funding opportunities for research degrees.

TECHNE - AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership

TCHE logoThe Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is pleased to invite applications to its PhD programmes in the arts and humanities. The Faculty offers AHRC studentships in the cross-university training centre TECHNE. This centre offers the highest quality research expertise and aims to develop the next generation of arts and humanities researchers. TECHNE has approximately 50 scholarships to award each year across a range of arts and humanities disciplines.


The maintenance rates for 2017–18 are yet to be announced by the AHRC but for a guide you can find current maintenance and fee rates on the AHRC's page for current award holders.

How to apply

For more information and how to apply, visit the TECHNE Open Competition page.

FASS research centres

Kingston Writing School
the London Graduate School
Cultural Histories @ KingstonCentre for Research in Modern European Philosophy

FASS research contact

For more information on any aspect of research in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please contact:

Research Student Co-ordinator
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Kingston University
Penrhyn Road
Kingston upon Thames

Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 2304
Fax: +44 (0)20 8417 2292