Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership
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Be part of a thriving community of postgraduate research students producing world class researchM3C

Applications for 2018 entry now open: deadline 15 January 2018


The AHRC-funded Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (M3C) brings together six leading universities in the Midlands region: the University of Birmingham, Birmingham City University, De Montfort University, University of Leicester, Nottingham Trent University and the University of Nottingham.
M3C provides combined research expertise for the professional and personal development of the next generation of arts and humanities doctoral researchers.

For 2018 entry, M3C is awarding up to 80 PhD Arts and Humanities Open Doctoral Competition studentships and is offering six Midlands3Cities Collaborative Doctoral Awards (CDA) for UK/EU applicants.

More information on funding and how to apply

Why choose Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership?:
our vision and how it applies to you

Search for supervisors across our six partner universities:
match your research interests with our expertise

Application writing workshops

The workshops are aimed at potential students who are planning to submit an application for PhD research to Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership. Practical advice will be given on how to plan your application and structure your research proposal.

Location: Birmingham – Saturday 11 November
Host: University of Birmingham, Muirhead Tower, 13.00 - 16.00

Location: Leicester – Saturday 18 November
Host: University of Leicester, LT3 Attenborough Seminar Block, 13.00 - 16.00

Location: Nottingham  Saturday 18 November
Host: Nottingham Trent University, LT4 Newton Building 13.30 - 16.00


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Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership

Email: enquiries@midlands3cities.ac.uk