PhD programme

Scottish Graduate School of Social Science

We welcome applications for fully-funded PhDs to 8 disciplinary pathways, as part of the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science (a Doctoral Training Partnership funded by ESRC).

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Source of funding

External organisation

The 8 disciplines at Dundee are:

  • Human Geography
  • Architecture & Urban Planning
  • Psychology
  • Linguistics
  • Health, Families, Relationships and Demographic Change
  • Economic and Social History
  • Education
  • Socio-Legal Studies and Criminology

There is an open competition, plus four focused competitions – Advanced Quantitative Methods; ESRC Datasets; Interdisciplinary with another Research Council; and Skills Development Scotland. And the Collaborative competition, where the PhD is a partnership with an external organisation.

Details and deadlines on the SGSSS website