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South West Doctoral Training Partnership

South West Doctoral Training Partnership (SWDTP)

We are delighted to announce the availability of 45 fully-funded studentships across the ESRC-accredited South West Doctoral Training Partnership (SWDTP). The SWDTP draws together the Universities of Bristol, Bath, Exeter, Plymouth and the West of England. These have a strong track record in advancing knowledge through high quality research and teaching in partnership with business, professions, the public services, the third sector and other research and learning providers.

Applications are invited from potential doctoral students for the following social science pathways:

Disciplinary Pathways:

  • Area & Development Studies
  • Economic & Social History
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Human Geography
  • Management and Business Studies
  • Political Science and International Studies
  • Psychology
  • Social Policy
  • Social Work
  • Socio-legal Studies
  • Sociology

Interdisciplinary Pathways:

  • Advanced Quantitative Methods
  • Sustainable Futures
  • Global Political Economy
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Security, Conflict and Human Rights

The SWDTP has a steer of four studentships to award in both the utilisation of ESRC datasets and interdisciplinary cross research council research capacity.

Funding is available for UK students, EU students (fees only, see eligibility criteria), International students (in AQM and Economics only).

For further information about the SWDTP application process, pathways at each institution and details of strategic steers in some pathways, please visit

The closing date for studentship applications is noon on Tuesday 21 January 2020

Qualification Type: PhD
Location: Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Plymouth
Funding for: UK Students, EU Students, International Students
Funding amount: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Placed On: 28th October 2019
Closes: 21st January 2020
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