PhD Studentship, Midlands Graduate School

Birmingham, United Kingdom
08 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Aston Business School - Studentships

Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Monday 07 January 2019

The Midlands Graduate School is an accredited Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP). One of 14 such partnerships in the UK, the Midlands Graduate School is a collaboration between Aston University, University of Birmingham, University of Leicester, Loughborough University, University of Nottingham, University of Warwick.

Aston University accepts applications in the following two pathways:

  • Aston Business School accepts applications for the Management and Business Studies and Finance pathway
  • The School of Languages and Social Sciences accepts applications for the Area Studies (European Studies) pathway

Applications are currently open for October 2019 entry. 

Please note that before applying to the Midlands Graduate School you must have made an application to Aston University. The deadline for applying to Aston University is Monday 7 January 2019 (23:59 GMT).

The deadline for applying to the Midlands Graduate School is then Tuesday 22nd January 2019 (23:59 GMT).

Full details about studentships, including how to apply and deadlines for applications, can be found on the Midlands Graduate School website

The ESRC studentships cover fees and maintenance stipend (if eligible) and extensive support for research training, as well as research activity support grants. To check your eligibility, visit:

For any queries please contact the following:

Further particulars and application forms are available in alternative formats on request i.e. large print, Braille, tape or CD Rom.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact HR via

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.