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New ESRC studentships for 2011

4 March 2011

Education pathway, PhD studentships in Advanced Quantitative Methods, and Interdisciplinary pathways awards announced

The Universities of Bristol, Exeter and Bath have come together to form one of the UK’s largest Centres of postgraduate research training for social scientists in fields ranging from economics and human geography to quantitative methodology and psychology.

In connection with the above South West Doctoral Training Centre (SWDTC), the Graduate School of Education is delighted to announce the following competitive studentships:

  • ESRC Research Studentships - Education Pathway Award Competition 2011
    We are delighted to be able to offer 2 fully funded ESRC Awards for PhD study on the Education pathway, based in the Graduate School of Education starting in October 2011. For more information visit our PhD funding pages.
  • ESRC PhD studentships in Advanced Quantitative Methods
    The Centre for Multilevel Modelling within the Graduate School of Education have +3 studentships available for applicants wishing to specialise in Advanced Quantitative Methods. For more details, please visit the CMM website.
  • Interdisciplinary Pathways Awards Competition
    Subject to approval, two fully funded ESRC studentships will also be available for each of five SWDTC Interdisciplinary pathways. For further details, please visit the University of Bristol Faculty of Social Sciences and Law website. Deadline for Interdisciplinary Pathways applications:  5pm Monday 11th April 2011.


We offer an Education pathway which provides very high quality and flexible research training. Students undertake an exciting and flexible programme of doctoral training including core elements, optional discipline-related or specialised units and advanced training workshops. Being part of the South West Doctoral Training Centre (SWDTC) allows our students access to research expertise, events and activities run by world-leading Education researchers drawn from across the South West of the UK.  Further information on the SWDTC can be found on the University of Bristol Social Sciences and Law Faculty website.

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