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ESRC Advanced Training

Other advanced training opportunities are available:

Credit bearing Advanced Training modules

Credit bearing Advanced Training modules are open to ESRC funded students based at the University of Warwick, ESRC funded students based at one of the Midland Graduate School partner institutions and any non-ESRC funded MA and PhD students of the University of Warwick. These modules may be based in Departments and offer priority access to their own students, after this ESRC funded students will have priority.

The following 10 CAT Advanced Training modules will be available for the 2020-21 academic year (module dates to be confirmed):




Further information

MH943-10 Mixed Methods Design

TBC Felicity Boardman, Associate Professor, Warwick Medical School

Module information

MH944-10 Mixed Methods Analysis and Integration

TBC Felicity Boardman, Associate Professor, Warwick Medical School

Module information

If you decide that you would like to apply for a place on one of the credit bearing Advanced Training modules please return to this page and follow the applicable link below which will provide you with clear instructions on the application process. Some module web pages will have application processes detailed on them. Please ignore these at this stage. We will direct you through the most appropriate process.

How do I apply to undertake a credit bearing Advanced Training module?

The process for applying to undertake a credit bearing Advanced Training module differs slightly depending on where you are studying. The application process will open once dates are confirmed. Please follow the appropriate link below to find out what the next steps are:

Non-credit bearing Advanced Training workshops

These non-credit bearing workshops tend to take place in Term 3 and often run over a single day, although they may extend to 2 or 3 days depending on the subject matter. Please let us know if there is a particular topic that will be of interest to you and the wider cohort. Dates and topics will be advertised here when they are confirmed.

The workshops will be open to all PhD students from the Social Sciences at Warwick and across the Midlands Graduate School ESRC DTP partner institutions. PhD students from across the UK may also apply to attend when the workshop is advertised via the NCRM.

The Ethnography Circle

The ESRC DTC at Warwick is also pleased to support The Ethnography Circle.

Full details of the Ethnography Circle programme for the 2019/20 academic year can be found at

The Circle is a series of informal, multidisciplinary discussions which alternate presentations by leading ethnographers with group sessions where participants reflect on their ethnographic research practices. The events are open to all and the series runs from November 2019 until April 2020.

Admission is free but space is limited. If you wish to join the group at one or all of these sessions, please reserve your place in advance by RVSP:

Advanced Training offered across the Midlands Graduate School DTP

Information regarding Advanced Training opportunities offered to ESRC funded Warwick PhD students can be found on the Midlands Graduate School Doctoral Training Partnership - Advanced Training opportunities.

Advanced Training offered by the wider DTC network

ESRC Data and Methods Services supporting research and providing training

The ESRC funds a range of data and methods services to support research and study. It provides resources needed to access high quality socio-economic data and to develop research skills. These services are:

Each service provides support and delivers training, including joint training and can be contacted if you are interested in bespoke training.