We fund students undertaking Masters + PhD programmes (1+3 funding) and stand-alone PhD programmes (+3 funding).

In addition to covering the cost of all programme fees, those in receipt of a South Coast DTP studentship award will also receive an annual maintenance grant of £14,777  (2018/19 RCUK rate).  South Coast DTP PhD students will also have access to a Research Training Support Grant for things such as carrying out fieldwork within the UK, purchasing essential equipment and attending relevant conferences.


We are currently accepting applications for funding for study commencing in the 2018/19 Academic Year.

In addition to accepting general applications, we are also advertising a number of pre-approved projects.

Full details of the application process, and a list of the pre-approved projects, can be found on our Apply page.


Additional Funding Opportunities

In addition to standard studentship payments, members of the South Coast DTP are able to apply to the following schemes for additional funds through the course of their studies: Overseas Institutional Visits – Provides students with a funded extension and additional funding for travel and subsistence, to spend a maximum of 12 weeks at an…

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Funding Eligibility

Academic Qualifications For all studentships, students must have qualifications of the standard of a good honours degree at first- or upper second-class level, from a UK academic higher education institution. Degree qualifications gained from outside the UK, or a combination of qualifications and/or experience that is equivalent to a relevant UK degree, may be accepted…

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