The next application cycle will open in autumn 2023 for entry in October 2024.

Please refer to our Funding and Eligibility information to ensure you are eligible to apply before beginning your application.

Applicants should identify a project of interest and are advised to contact the lead supervisor who can provide further information and advice about the project prior to applying. Please note, you can apply for a maximum of 2 QUADRAT projects per academic year – these should be submitted as separate applications. Detailed adverts are listed here

Please download and complete this QUADRAT Application Form. In addition, you MUST complete this EDI SURVEY. At the end of the EDI survey, you will receive a unique ID which you must note on the application form.


Please read all the below information to ensure you submit a complete application.

QUADRAT DTP PhD studentships cannot be undertaken remotely. Both home and International students must be resident in the UK for the majority of their studies.

Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will NOT be considered. Supporting documentation must be submitted by this date and will not be chased. When applying please ensure all required documents are sent via email as per the below instruction (see ‘your guide to applying’).