Midlands3Cities DTP

Access Funded Doctoral Training Partnerships. recruitment is now closed.


Take place during the recruitment cycle in November of every year.

DTP research areas

See what areas of study are available from De Montfort University.

An Arts, Humanities Research Council (AHRC) initiative

Doctoral Training Partnerships.

Application deadline

The application deadline is now closed.


Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership

Offering you cross-institutional supervision, training, mentoring and career support to ensure that you produce world-leading research and maximise your career potential.

The Midlands3Cities DTP is a collaboration between the universities of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent, Leicester, De Montfort, Birmingham and Birmingham City. The Doctoral Training Partnerships is in the third of its five year duration, awarding up to 87 PhD Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) studentships for UK/EU applicants for 2017 entry.

Through the partnership we aim to deliver excellence in all aspects of research supervision and training. We will assist you in acquiring the best supervision for your field of research, you will have access to a wide range of facilities and support networks across our campuses.

Research Career Opportunities

Studying with us will enable you to:

  • Access unique training and placements
  • Experience our outstanding track record in 'real world' research
  • Work across disciplines
  • Benefit from our cultural partnerships with organisations across the Midlands region
  • Take innovative approaches to arts and humanities research.


Useful Links

Visit www.midlands3cities.ac.uk to find out about this unique programme. Click here to make an application.

To find out more about research at De Montfort University, click here, and for any general enquiries please email: m3c@dmu.ac.uk.

To find individual DMU researchers click here to visit our staff directory and here to find out more about our research areas.

Visit www.dmu.ac.uk for our main university website.

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