Cardiff University School of Social Sciences is one of the leading centres of social science research in the UK and the Seafarers International Research Centre is internationally recognised for its work on seafarers and seafarer-related issues.
Successful candidates will study on a 1-year Social Science Research Methods programme before proceeding to their dissertation.
They will have their course fees paid and will receive a generous living/travel allowance.
Applications are welcomed from residents of any country but are particularly encouraged from those living in developing countries.
Applicants are expected to hold a good honours degree (usually a 1st or 2.1) in a social science or maritime-related discipline.