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ESRC Doctoral Studentships Available for 2017/18 Entry

The Scottish Graduate School of Social Science, and the ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership which it hosts, is delighted to announce a wide range of ESRC PhD studentships available for 2017/18 entry. You will receive research training from the best departments across Scotland, which have joined forces to create the biggest Doctoral Training Partnership in the social sciences in the UK.

The consortium – Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Edinburgh Napier, Glasgow, Heriot-Watt, Robert Gordon, St Andrews, Stirling, Strathclyde

The consortium – Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Edinburgh Napier, Glasgow, Glasgow Caledonian, Heriot-Watt, Queen Margaret, Scotland's Rural College, St Andrews, Stirling, Strathclyde – offers full-time and part-time studentships in 15 training pathways listed below:

  • Accountancy, Finance & Business Management
  • Economic and Social History
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Health, Families, Relationships and Demographic Change
  • Human Geography, ECCE, Urban Planning & Real Estate
  • Information Science, Science, Technology and Innovation Studies
  • Language-Based Area Studies, African Studies and International Development
  • Language Studies, Social and Applied Investigations in Language
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Social Anthropology
  • Social Policy, Social Care, Social Work
  • Socio-legal Studies and Criminology
  • Sociology

To be considered for any of these studentships, applicants should discuss their research proposals with the relevant university contact as listed on the SGSSS website. For more information, please read the detailed guidance on the application procedure available on the SGSSS-DTP website.


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