Midlands3Cities Arts and Humanities scholarships

Doctoral Training Partnership


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Over five years we’ll offer 410 PhD studentships to excellent research students in the arts and humanities. This is for a fully funded place and a £14,565 stipend for living expenses. Birmingham City University is one of six universities in the Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP). 

Supported subject areas

You can apply for a Midlands3Cities scholoarship in the following subject areas:

The studentships cover the full cost of fees for the doctoral programme, a full-time student stipend of £14,565 for living expenses, and funding for specific expenses associated with the doctoral research and professional development of successful applicants. There are also studentships for part-time students, and applicants from other countries in the European Union.

Research centres

Our research centres include:

  • Centre for Fine Art Research
  • Centre for Design and Creative Industries
  • Birmingham Conservatoire
  • Centre for Media and Cultural Research
  • Schools of English and Law