The SWW DTP will be awarding up to 60 doctoral studentships for entry in September 2018. We are looking for students from the UK or EU with a record of excellent preparation and evidence of exceptional promise for PhD study. You will have a compelling project that will benefit from the expertise we can offer in and across a range of subjects and from our rich archival resources and network of professional partners.
Please note, applicants from EU countries will be notified immediately of any change of status as a result of UK government policy.
SWW DTP Virtual Information Sessions
We will be hosting virtual information sessions about the SWW DTP at the end of November, where you can find out more about the benefits of the SWW DTP academic environment, the application and assessment process, and hear from our current students on what it's like to be part of the SWW DTP.
If you would like to receive notifications of when these sessions will be available and/or would like to ask us a specific question, please complete a registration form. The registration form can be accessed by creating a new account, or logging into the system if you already have an existing account.
Registration will close on Friday 1st December at 11.59pm GMT.
SWW DTP Studentship Competition
The SWW DTP studentship competition will open on Monday 27th November and close at 11.59pm on Thursday 11th January 2018.
In order to apply for a studentship, you must satify the below criteria:
You should have attained at least a first degree at 2:2 or higher (or international equivalent), and have achieved or be working towards a postgraduate qualification.
We also encourage applications from those with non-traditional qualifications/routes who:
· Achieved at least a first degree at 2.2 or higher (or international equivalent) and are not presently working towards a postgraduate qualification, but who can demonstrate equivalent experience and aptitude for research in their field.
· Have a first degree at lower than 2.2. (or international equivalent) but can demonstrate high achievement at postgraduate level.
· Do not have a first degree but can demonstrate substantual equivalent and relevant experience that has prepared them to undertake their propsoed course of study. In addition, in such cases, those applying for a doctoral studentship should have, or be studying for, a Master's degree or similar postgraduate qualification.
Residency criteria applies. For more information and full eligibiliy criteria please visit the SWW DTP website.
Please note that by making an application to the SWW DTP you are applying for a studentship only. You will still need to make a separate application to your choice of home institution for your place. You do not need to wait for the outcome of your SWW DTP application before applying to your home institution, but can complete the application processes concurrently. If awarded a studentship, you must ensure that you have a confirmed place at your choice of home institution by the start of the award.