Research Council Doctoral Training Partnerships/ Centres for Doctoral Training at Leicester
The University of Leicester is a lead partner in four DTPs/CDTs through which we can offer funded PhD studentships in a wide range of research areas. Studentships are available to highly motivated and qualified applicants and provide a generous support package usually including a full fee waiver, annual stipend, and research training support grant.
Studentships are in most cases offered early in the year for October start. Enquiries outside of the main application periods are welcomed.
Our Doctoral Training Partnerships/ Centres for Doctoral Training
Details of DTP/CDT research areas and expertise and studentships currently available can be found using the links below:
- Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Midlands 3 Cities Partnership
- Biosciences and Biotechnology Research Council (BBSRC) Midlands Integrative Biosciences Training Partnership
- Engineering and Physics Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Innovative Metal Processing Centre for Training
- ESRC Midlands Graduate School
- Central England Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) Training Alliance
- Midlands Integrative Biosciences Training Partnership (MIBTP)
- MRC Integrated Midlands Partnership for Biomedical Training (IMPACT) (in Partnership with Universities of Birmingham and Nottingham)
The University is also able to offer Medical Research Council (MRC) and Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) doctoral studentships. For details of current opportunities, please see the main studentships listing.
About the University of Leicester
The University of Leicester is one of the UK's leading universities, committed to international excellence through the creation of world changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching.
Leicester is ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world by the QS World University Rankings and THE World University Rankings. In 2013 Leicester was the highest climbing UK university in the THE World Rankings, moving up 35 places to 161st in the table.