How to apply

We are now accepting applications for funding commencing in the 2021/22 Academic Year

The deadline for the submission of South Coast DTP funding applications in this round is 18th January 2021, however you should check with your chosen institution/proposed supervisory team if there are any other institutional deadlines which you should be aware of.

We are accepting open call applications, or applications to our pre-approved advertised projects, further details of which can be found here.

Application Procedure

  • The first application form you need to complete is for your chosen programme of study at your chosen partner institution.

(Please ensure your chosen discipline is accredited for funding at your chosen institution in accordance with the table on the Thematic Cluster Pathway page)

Southampton 1+3 Applicants – Please complete the University of Southampton online application for the MSc in Social Research Methods.

Brighton 1+3 Applicants – Please complete the University of Brighton online application for MSc in Social Research Methods.

Portsmouth 1+3 Applicants – Please ensure you submit an application to your chosen institution. If successful in your application for funding, your application will be transferred to that of the MSc in Social Research Methods programme administered primarily at the University of Southampton (although you would remain based in Portsmouth if that is your preference).

  • The second application form which requires completion is the South Coast DTP Funding Application Form.

To register and complete your online application, please follow the link below:

South Coast DTP Online Application



Should you have any questions regarding the SCDTP or its application procedure, please contact