Delivering excellence in social sciences doctoral training

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The WRDTP offers a range of ESRC-funded social sciences PhD studentships starting in October each year.


We offer a wide range of training delivered by each of our partner universities.


The WRDTP offers postdoctoral fellowship funding on behalf of ESRC, in addition to a variety of other funding opportunities.


Our students work with non-academic partners on PhD research projects, internships and placements. If you are interested in working with us get in touch via