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Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Postgraduate Funding Opportunities

Each year, Durham University and the Faculty of Arts and Humanities provide a range of postgraduate opportunities. Follow this link for more information about central postgraduate funding.

For support of its postgraduate taught (Masters) and research degrees (Doctoral), the Faculty and its Departments and Research Centres offer the following awards:

Arts & Humanities Research Council Funding

From the 2nd December 2013, recruitment began for AHRC studentships offered under the auspices of the Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership.The Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership brings together the expertise and exceptional resources of Durham University, Newcastle University, and Queen’s University Belfast and their partners for the training and development of outstanding Arts and Humanities postgraduate researchers.
For more information see

AHRC Funding

AHRC Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership (NBDTP) for PhD funding. Up to 50 fully-supported studentships with integrated specialised training opportunities. These can include the possibility of working with strategic partners outside the university sector.