The largest in England, the North West Doctoral Training Centre comprises the Universities of Lancaster, Liverpool and Manchester and offers studentships across the full range of social sciences through its nineteen pathways. It contributes to the nationwide development of specific research areas such as Management and Business Studies, Language Based Area Studies and Economics and also focuses on the development of Advanced Quantitative Methods across the social sciences. There is strong and growing emphasis on interdisciplinary and cross-institutional projects, fostered by the NWDTC's methodological training centre, Methods NorthWest. There are a number of programmes eligible for consideration.
For further information on the NWDTC please visit our homepage.
How to Apply
The NWDTC Studentship Competition for 2014/15 is now open:
The deadline for applications to be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org is the 3rd February 2014.
Please consider the document below if you believe that your project may employ Advanced Quantitative Methods (AQM):
If you have any queries please contact Hayley Meloy.
Students will normally have been offered a place at one of the three NWDTC institutions prior to their Studentship Application, on one of the programmes eligible for NWDTC funding. However, Studentship Applications will be accepted from students who have submitted their institutional application but have yet to receive a formal offer, providing that such an offer has been made by the time of the Studentship Allocation meeting.
Please follow the links below to apply for a Masters or PhD programme at one of our institutions: