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Postgraduate Research Handbook

Doctoral Research Support Allowance

Doctoral Research Support Allowance

Most doctoral students in Alliance MBS registered on the standard period of their programme are eligible for a Doctoral Research Support Allowance (DRSA).  The allowance is intended to be used to pay for expenses which the student and supervisory team deem to be in direct support of the student’s research, e.g. attendance at conferences, travel to fieldwork etc.

Eligibility

    PhD students registered on the standard period of the programme are eligible to claim for expenses to support their research over the period of their standard programme as follows:

Full-time rates:

Programme

Year of Entry to Programme

DRSA available

PhD

Before September 2014

£1,500 over the 3-year programme

PhD

Since September 2014

£2,000 over the 3-year programme

MPhil

Before September 2014

£500 for the 1-year programme

MPhil

Since September 2014

tbc

 

Part-time students will receive a pro rata allowance based on the above full-time rates.

Full guidance on claims and allowances can be found below.