ESRC Midlands Graduate School Doctoral Training Partnership

The University of Leicester will be offering ESRC PhD Studentships from September 2017 as part of the Midlands Graduate School.

Areas for eligibility

Studentships at Leicester will be offered in the following pathways:
Communication and Media
Economic and Social History
Health and Wellbeing
Human Geography
Museum Studies

The Midlands Graduate School (MGS) is is part of an ESRC network of Doctoral Training Partnerships in collaboration with

  • Aston University
  • University of Birmingham
  • University of Leicester
  • Loughborough University
  • University of Nottingham
  • University of Warwick


  • Open competition applications for the 2018 entry will open late September/early October 2017.
    The deadline for applications is Thursday 18 January 2018.


For more information about the Midlands Graduate School Doctoral Training Partnership and for details of eligibility, funding, and research supervision areas contact

For any specific academic enquiries, please contact Dr Sally Horrocks

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