Economic and Social Research Council Funding

The University of Birmingham is part of the Midlands Graduate School Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP), one of 14 DTPs across the UK accredited by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

The DTP offers postgraduate research studentships in 17 social science disciplines at six universities in the Midlands. Studentships are awarded competitively across the disciplines and partner institutions, with the first intake of students to begin in 2017. 

We invite applications from Home and EU students, and studentships can be offered on a full or part time basis.

Recruitment is now open for October 2017 entry. The application deadline is Tuesday 24 January 2017. 

For more information about applying for funding from the DTP and to submit a studentship application, please visit the Midlands Graduate School ESRC DTP website.

Please note: before you apply to the Midlands Graduate School ESRC DTP, you will need to apply for a place to study at the University of Birmingham as part of the University's general admission procedure.

Find out more

Alternatively please contact the University Graduate School by email or telephone: +44 (0)121 414 2030.

Current ESRC DTC students: please visit our intranet page for information about your award.