School of Social Sciences - North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (NWCDTP) (AHRC) - 2021
Type of award
School of Social Sciences
- Tuition fees up to Home rate. This is £4,407 in 2020/21 (exact rate for 2021/22 subject to confirmation from UKRI).
- A maintenance grant. The level of the grant for the academic year 2020-21 is £ 15, 283 (the level of the grant for 2021-22 and the following years is subject to confirmation from the AHRC).
Students opting to study part-time will receive a pro rata maintenance grant of the equivalent of a full time award.
Student will receive additional disability allowance where appropriate.
Please refer to the guidance for eligibility criteria and details.
PhD Social Anthropology with Visual Media
The NWCDTP is committed to equality of opportunity and working to ensure our student cohort reflects the diverse community. In 2021, it will guarantee 'ring fenced' studentships for one candidate* with a known disability and one candidate from a BAME background.
* Applicants wishing to apply for one of the ring-fenced studentships will have the opportunity to identify themselves on the application form as wishing to be considered for these targeted studentships. Their applications will be considered as part of the standard award competition and will be subject to the same assessment criteria and schedule.
3 years full-time (6 years part-time) for PhD
Continuation of award
Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.
Level(s) of study
This funding is available to students undertaking the following types of study:
- Postgraduate research
Allowed study options
This funding is available to students undertaking the following modes of study:
This funding is available to students undertaking study in:
- Social Anthropology
This funding is available to all nationalities.
Submit a PhD in Philosophy programme application by 11th January 2021
Submit a PhD in Law programme application by 1st December 2020
05 Feb 2021
Please note that in order to be eligible for NWCDTP funding you MUST have applied for a place on a programme at the University of Manchester by 15th January 2021 at the latest. Please note that your application for admission onto your chosen programme must be complete (no missing documents) when submitted by this deadline.
You should complete the NWCDTP funding application form and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5.00pm on 5 th February 2021 ( please note that the NWCDTP application form CANNOT be changed after submission).
There is only one closing date for funding applications each year and there is no flexibility on this date .
Contact details for enquiries
- Edita Pymm
PGR Admissions Manager
Tel: 0161 275 4743