The Midlands Graduate School is an accredited Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP). One of 14 such partnerships in the UK, the Midlands Graduate School is a collaboration between Aston University, University of Birmingham, University of Leicester, Loughborough University, University of Nottingham and the University of Warwick.
The Partnership is looking to recruit top quality social science doctoral students to commence study in October 2019 across a range of subjects and interdisciplinary training pathways. Our ESRC studentships – covering fees, maintenance stipend (subject to eligibility), and support for innovative research training – provide exceptional opportunities for high-achieving and motivated individuals, including opportunities for collaboration.
The MGS offers 17 different training pathways that span the following social science disciplines:
Studentships are available as +3 year (PhD), +3.5 year (PhD requiring 2 ESRC research skill modules) or 4 year (1+3 – Masters leading directly to a PhD) award. All studentships are also available on a full- or part-time basis.