This page details each step of the 2015/16 application process, and directs you to all of the information you may need when applying for one of the 87 studentships to be awarded this year, with the University of Birmingham as your lead institution.
Here at Birmingham, we are very proud of the breadth and depth of the research undertaken in the College of Arts and Law and across the University. If you have not already done so, we invite you to find a suitable supervisor from among our Research Interests.
Studentship application procedure
The Midlands3Cities Doctoral Traning Scheme provides studentships which enable you to undertake and complete a doctoral degree. Studentships will normally be for up to three years for full-time study, or up to six years for part-time study.
Support with your application
We have produced a set of Frequently Asked Questions, which answers many of the questions you may have, and provides contact details for any further support you may require.
For full details of eligibility, funding and research supervision areas across the six institutions, please visit www.midlands3cities.ac.uk.
For enquiries related to your application to study an AHRC-funded PhD at the University of Birmingham, please contact email@example.com.
The application process has three stages all of which must have been completed by the deadline of Wednesday, 14th January 2015 :
Stage one: apply for a place to study
Having chosen Birmingham as your lead M3C institution, please select your relevant course from among our AHRC-funded Research Areas.
Please then choose the relevant PhD subject, and submit an application.
Please note that this application must have been submitted before you are able to apply for funding through Midlands3Cities.
*Please note that this document is in the process of being updated for 2015 entry. Some dates and processes are subject to change.
Stage two: apply for funding
Apply for funding through the Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership
Stage three: submit two references (deadline 14th January 2015)
The University of Birmingham must receive two references, which have to be submitted by your nominated referees. You must ensure that referees write your references on the form below:
These references must be received by Wednesday, 14th January 2015.