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Doctoral Training Centre studentships on offer

Published: 2 January 2013Origin: Economic, Social and Political Sciences

The Economic and Social Research Council Doctoral Training Centre (ESRC DTC) at the University of Southampton has been awarded 18 studentships to fund postgraduate training and research at doctoral level every year for the next five years.

The DTC at Southampton is one of just 21 across the UK that has been accredited by the ESRC. It offers a unique academic environment for doctoral training within social sciences and provides supervisory expertise across the full breadth of human and social sciences disciplines.

The successful studentship applicants will join the DTC's thriving community of postgraduate students who are supported by a first class research training infrastructure.

Students can choose from 20 study pathways:

  • Demography
  • Economics
  • Economics and Social History
  • Education
  • Gerontology
  • Governance and Policy
  • Health Psychology
  • Human Geography
  • Linguistics
  • Management and Business Studies
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Social Policy
  • Social Science Methods for Health
  • Social Statistics
  • Socio-Legal Studies
  • Sociology
  • Energy, Environment and Resilience
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • The Social/Computational Interface


The studentships are for entry in October 2013 and the closing date for applications is 6 February 2012. They will cover tuition fees, a maintenance grant and a research, training and support grant.

To find out more about the studentships or to apply go visit our ESRC DTC webpages here

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