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Collaborative and Joint Studentships

In addition to the pathway specific studentships, the Midlands Graduate School DTP will offer a number of Collaborative Studentships involving research or other activities with external public, private or third sector organisations. As part of the Midlands Graduate School, we also offer a number of Joint ESRC DTP Studentships. Students will be fully registered and hosted at one of the Midlands Graduate School institutions, but will have a second supervisor at another MGS institution.

Applications for our Collaborative and Joint projects for October 2021 are now open.

Further information regarding the different projects available for entry in October 2021 are available below.
Projects available for entry in October 2022 will be posted in February 2022.

Collaborative Studentships

In order to apply for one of the advertised collaborative studentship projects as listed below, you will need to complete the 'Midlands Graduate School ESRC DTP Collaborative Studentship Application form' available here (Word Document) and you may need to submit additional information as part of your application. Please check the relevant project advertisement to see if additional documentation is required and ensure that you send all application material (including the completed application form) to the relevant email address as noted in the advertisement.

Additionally please read the Collaborative Guidance notes for Midlands Graduate School ESRC DTP applicants (PDF Document) before completing the application form.

University Training Pathway Collaborating Organisation

Research Topic

(including link to advertisement)

Application Deadline
University of Birmingham Social Policy and Social Work The Office for National Statistics The Impact of Caring on Physical Disease and Mental Health Linking Census and GP Records Friday 28 May 2021, 5pm

Joint Studentships

There are no Joint Studentship opportunities currently available. Opportunities for October 2022 entry will be posted in February 2022.