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. The first intake of DTP students began in October 2017. 

Recruitment to studentships for October 2018 entry is now closed.

The next competition round, for entry in October 2019, will begin in early October 2018.

All the information is available on Midlands Graduate School ESRC DTP website

Find out more

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

Current ESRC students at the University of Birmingham: please visit our intranet page for information about your award.