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The application process has two stages: 

Stage 1: The De Montfort University application 

To initially apply to undertake a doctoral degree at DMU for an October intake, please complete the following forms:


Please return the completed forms to along with copies of your most relevant degree certificate and transcripts, a research proposal, and evidence of English language proficiency if your first language is not English.

Stage 2: The funding application

The funding for your Doctoral programme must be applied for through the Midlands 4 Cities website.  


Click here  for a direct link to the funding web page.

Want some help with your application?


Midlands4Cities have organised several application writing workshops, one in each partner city area. They will provide practical advice on how to plan your application and structure your research proposal.

You are free to attend any of the workshops - you do not have to go to the one in the city where your potential home university is based.


Further details are here.


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