NEW PhD funding opportunities in Humanities and Social Sciences

University of Bath

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Bath has launched new funding opportunities for postgraduate research study in 2017.

We have funding available through University studentships, and studentships through the ESRC-accredited South West Doctoral Training Partnership (SWDTP) and the AHRC-funded. South West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership (SWWDTP)

Our students focus their research on:

• Economics
• Education
• Health
• Politics, Languages and International Studies
• Psychology
• Social and Policy Sciences

In addition, and in collaboration with the South West Doctoral Training Partnership (SWDTP), we also offer the following interdisciplinary PhD programmes:

• Advanced Quantitative Methods
• Global Political Economy
• Health and Wellbeing
• Security, Conflict & Human Rights
• Sustainable Futures

Our community

As a PhD student in one of the top universities in the UK you’ll be welcomed into a multi-disciplinary community of research, collaboration and support. Studying at Bath provides you with a strong environment in which to pursue your research and contribute to socially significant research at a world-class level.

Join us and become part of our vibrant postgraduate community at the University of Bath.

Funding information

Funding applies to:
Open to applicants from a range of countries

Contacts and how to apply

Administrative contact and how to apply:

Applicants can apply for a studentship in one of two ways. Applicants may either develop their own research proposal by working with a potential supervisor, or, apply for an academic-led project which has a studentship allocated to it (projects to be announced 9 December 2016). Find out how to apply.

Application Deadlines

Application deadlines are the 12 January (AHRC funding) and 2 February 2017 (ESRC funding and University studentships). Visit the Graduate School funding page for full details.