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Studentships in Arts & Social Sciences via the TECHNE2 Doctoral Training Partnership

Brunel University London is part of a consortium of universities in London and the southeast that form a national Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) focusing on the arts and humanities disciplines. TECHNE is one of ten Doctoral Training Partnerships receiving funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) as part of their commitment to supporting postgraduate-level research into the arts and humanities disciplines.

Further information about the TECHNE2 Doctoral Training Partnership

We are pleased to invite applications for studentships in the following subject areas:

  • History
  • Cultures and Heritage
  • Visual Arts
  • Performing and Creative Arts
  • Languages and Literature


Please see a detailed subject area list here 

Awards for Home/International include UK tuition fees and provide a stipend grant at the UKRI rate (with London weighting, £20662 in 2023/24, UKRI funding will not cover international fees set by universities. BUL will be covering the difference for any successful international student. Please see the UKRI site for further details.


  • From 21/22 onwards, studentships supported by the United Kingdom Research and Innovation are open to Home, EU and International students.
  • Students must reside in the UK during their studies to receive United Kingdom Research and Innovation funding
  • The studentships are highly competitive with two stages of selection: first selection at Brunel and then the second stage at the Doctoral Training Partnership level
  • Applicants are normally expected to hold a Masters degree and a minimum IELTS 7 for international students

How to apply

For all academic inquiries, please contact Professor Michael WaynePlease email all completed documents to the techne team by no later than 18th December 2023 by 5pm.