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University of Warwick

Warwick

The University of Warwick is one of the UK's leading universities, with an acknowledged reputation for excellence in research and teaching, for innovation, and for links with business and industry.

Prospective students who wish to apply for MGS DTP funding from the University of Warwick should first apply to the University to study for a research degree by completing an online application for PhD admission.

For details on ‘Applying to Warwick’ please visit the University’s Postgraduate Study pages and specifically the University’s PhD application page.

The University of Warwick also provides information on Finding a Supervisor, which prospective applicants may find useful to read. Please note that all ESRC DTP students will have at least two supervisors and in order to be considered for ESRC DTP funding you must have identified two supervisors.

Please see below for information on each of the ESRC DTP pathways available at the University of Warwick, including details of which research degree you should apply for if you want to apply for DTP funding under that pathway at the University of Warwick.

Completing an Application for an ESRC studentship

Once you have submitted your research degree application, please ensure you read the Guidance Notes for Midlands Graduate School ESRC DTP applicants before applying for DTP funding. These Guidance Notes contain detailed information regarding which structure of provision you should apply for.

Information on completing the Midlands Graduate School ESRC DTP Studentship Application (Warwick) along with the link to the online application form can be found here.

ESRC DTP Pathways offered at the University of Warwick

Applied Linguistics

Structure of provision: +3, +3.5, 1+3 either Full-time or Part-time

Prospective students wishing to apply for funding under the Applied Linguistics pathway should submit an application for one of the following: MPhil/PhD in Applied Linguistics, MPhil/PhD in Discourse Studies, MPhil/PhD in English Language Teaching, MPhil/PhD in English Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics or MPhil/PhD in Intercultural Communication depending on your area of research interests within Applied Linguistics.

University of Warwick Pathway Contact: Dr Sue Wharton, Sue dot Wharton at warwick dot ac dot uk

Economic & Social History

Structure of provision: +3, +3.5, 1+3 either Full-time or Part-time

Prospective students wishing to apply for funding under the Economic & Social History pathway should submit an application for a MPhil/PhD in History.

University of Warwick Pathway Contact: Prof David Anderson, D dot M dot Anderson at warwick dot ac dot uk

Economics

Structure of provision: +3, +3.5, 1+3 either Full-time or Part-time

Prospective students wishing to apply for funding under the Economics pathway at Warwick will need to be currently undertaking the MRes Programme, which precedes the PhD research programme in Economics and is a compulsory part of the Economics PhD offering at the University of Warwick. Where a student has completed an MRes elsewhere, incoming students may request a waiver for direct entry to the PhD.

Prospective students who wish to undertake a PhD in Economics at the University of Warwick should apply to undertake the MRes programme. The Department of Economics may offer funding opportunities to students who are offered a place on the MRes programme. If a student is offered financial support for the MRes this will consist of a fee waiver and a maintenance award from the Economics Department. During the second year of the MRes, eligible students can apply for ESRC DTP funding under the Economics Pathway.

University of Warwick Pathway Contact: Dr Thijs van Rens, J dot M dot van-Rens at warwick dot ac dot uk

Education

Structure of provision: +3, +3.5, 1+3 either Full-time or Part-time

Prospective students wishing to apply for funding under the Education pathway should submit an application for either a MPhil/PhD in Education (based in the Centre for Education Studies) or a MPhil/PhD in in Education and Psychology (based in the Centre for Educational Development, Appraisal and Research) depending on your area of research interests within Education.

University of Warwick Pathway Contact: Dr Michael Wyness, M dot Wyness at warwick dot ac dot uk

Health & Wellbeing

Structure of provision: +3, +3.5, 1+3 either Full-time or Part-time

Prospective students wishing to apply for funding under the Health and Wellbeing pathway should submit an application for a MPhil/PhD in Health Sciences.

For further details on Postgraduate research for prospective students within Warwick Medical School please see here.

University of Warwick Pathway Contact: Dr Felicity Boardman, Felicity dot Boardman at warwick dot ac dot uk

Interdisciplinary Methodologies

Structure of provision: +3, +3.5, 1+3 either Full-time or Part-time

Prospective students wishing to apply for funding under the Interdisciplinary Methodologies pathway should submit an application for a MPhil/PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies.

University of Warwick Pathway Contact: Dr Nathaniel Tkacz, N dot Tkacz at warwick dot ac dot uk

Management & Business Studies and Finance

Structure of provision: +3, +3.5, 1+3 either Full-time or Part-time

Management & Business Studies

Prospective students wishing to apply for funding under the Management & Business Studies branch of the pathway should submit an application for either a MPhil/PhD in Business and Management (based in Warwick Business School) or a MPhil/PhD in Employment Research (based in the Warwick Institute for Employment Research) depending on your area of research interests within Management & Business Studies.

University of Warwick Pathway Contact: Prof Eivor Oborn, Eivor dot Oborn at wbs dot ac dot uk

Finance

Prospective students wishing to apply for funding under the Finance branch of the pathway should submit an application for a MPhil/PhD in Finance and Econometrics (based in Warwick Business School).

University of Warwick Pathway Contact: Prof Eivor Oborn, Eivor dot Oborn at wbs dot ac dot uk

Political Science & International Relations

Structure of provision: +3, +3.5, 1+3 either Full-time or Part-time

Prospective students wishing to apply for funding under the Political Science & International Relations pathway should submit an application for a MPhil/PhD in Politics and International Studies.

University of Warwick Pathway Contact: Dr Edward Page, E dot A dot Page at warwick dot ac dot uk

Psychology

Structure of provision: +3, +3.5, 1+3 either Full-time or Part-time

Prospective students wishing to apply for funding under the Psychology pathway should submit an application for a MPhil/PhD in Psychology.

University of Warwick Pathway Contact: Dr Derrick Watson, D dot G dot Watson at warwick dot ac dot uk

Socio-Legal Studies

Structure of provision: +3, +3.5, 1+3 either Full-time or Part-time

Prospective students wishing to apply for funding under the Socio-Legal Studies pathway should submit an application for a MPhil/PhD in Law.

University of Warwick Pathway Contact: Prof Shaheen Ali, S dot S dot Ali at warwick dot ac dot uk

Sociology

Structure of provision: +3, +3.5, 1+3 either Full-time or Part-time

Prospective students wishing to apply for funding under the Sociology pathway should submit an application for either a MPhil/PhD in Sociology or a MPhil/PhD in Women and Gender Studies depending on your area of research interests within Sociology.

For further details on Postgraduate research for prospective students within the department of Sociology please see here.

University of Warwick Pathway Contact: Prof John Solomos, J dot Solomos at warwick dot ac dot uk