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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.

Student-led Networks

We are keen to support social sciences students from partner universities to establish and build communities of shared interest. Find out more about our Student-led Networks and Events Scheme.

Pathways and Methods

We offer doctoral-level training that exposes students to cutting-edge methodological approaches, whilst also engaging with important societal challenges facing the world today. Find out more about our interdisciplinary pathways and advanced methods training teams.