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The 2016 Studentship Competition (for entry in October 2016) is now closed.

Applications received after 5:00pm, Monday 1 February 2016 will not be considered for nomination under any circumstances.

The information below remains as a general guide for applicants considering applying for entry in October 2017.

As part of our 2016/17 Studentships Competition the NEDTC has available over 40 fully-funded awards for students commencing their postgraduate studies in the social sciences at either the universities of Durham or Newcastle in the 2016/17 academic year. 

Please note that a masters is not a prerequisite for studying at the North East DTC. A range of training programmes are available based on an assessment of the applicant’s prior learning and training needs.  All studentships can be offered on a full or part time basis.

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Further Information and Enquiries

Please contact your prospective Department/School if you have any questions about making an application. For all general enquiries about NEDTC's studentships please email contact.nedtc@durham.ac.uk