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AHRC Funded Studentships in College of Business, 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.

TECHNE2 graduate students will benefit from a multidisciplinary research culture that is self-reflexive and collegial in which peer learning and networking is highly valued.

Students will benefit from an opportunity to co-produce training and development opportunities fit for the future of the PhD beyond 2030:

  • access to staff expertise from a wide-range of universities;
  • a commitment to and expertise in supporting diverse post-doctoral careers;
  • proven track record of harmonious and efficient management and support of all aspects of the student’s DTP experience;
  • strong Partner opportunities, including artist/writer residencies and named Partner fellowships.


Awards for Home/International include UK tuition fees and provide a stipend grant at the UKRI rate (with London weighting, £17,609 in 2021/22, 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 website for further details.

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 

How to apply

How to apply and eligibility

For details on how to apply, please visit our webpage 

For general enquiries, please contact

For all academic enquiries , please contact Professor Michael Wayne 

Please email all completed documents to teche team by no later than midday 17th December 2021 by 5pm.