There are two applications routes available: Student-led Awards and Collaborative Doctoral Awards – please see the ‘Studentship Types’ page for a description of both.
For detailed information regarding how to apply for a student-led award, please see the SWW2 Student-led Award Application Guidelines 2018-19 Please note that applications have now closed.
Student-led Award Application and Assessment Timeline:
Application system opens Monday 3rd December
Application deadline Friday 18th January
Interview notifications Tuesday 12th March
Interview week Week commencing 25th March
Award confirmation Friday 12th April
What happens if I am offered a studentship with the SWW DTP2?
After interviewing you will be notified by email whether you have been offered an award from the SWW DTP2. You will then need to confirm whether you accept or decline the offer by 29th April 2019 .
If you accept, we will send you a formal award letter which lays out key details of the studentship.
What happens if I am not offered a studentship with the SWW DTP2?
Details about the next studentship competition (for entry in September 2020) will be available on our website in the Autumn. You may apply again as long as you meet the eligibility criteria for an SWW DTP2 award as published in that round.
SWW DTP Feedback Procedure
If you would like to request general feedback on your application then please email email@example.com. Requests should be made as soon as possible after the decision, and always before the end of that award cycle (29th April 2019). Requests for feedback after that point will not be considered.
For full guidance on the feedback procedure please click here: SWW DTP2 Feedback Procedure 2018-19
SWW DTP Complaints Procedure
For full guidance on the SWW DTP’s complaints procedure, please click here: SWW DTP2 Complaints Procedure 2018-19
There are three Collaborative Doctoral Awards available this year. The projects are advertised below but the selection process to identify the most suitable candidate to undertake the research is coordinated and managed by the institution of the home HEI supervisor.
Contact details for the candidate selection stage of the process can be found within each project listed below.
Please note, the following conditions apply to the recruitment of a candidate to a Collaborative Doctoral Award:
Collaborative Doctoral Award 1:
Presenting Roman Pasts – a practice-based approach to museum media and Caerleon’s Roman Legionary history: Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales, Dr. Mark Lewis (Senior Curator in Roman Archaeology); University of Bristol, Dr. Angela Piccini (Screen Media); University of Southampton, Prof. Stephanie Moser (Archaeology). Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales CDA Project Nov 2018
Collaborative Doctoral Award 2:
Immersive Images 1820 – 1920: Bill Douglas Cinema Museum, Dr. Phil Wickham (Lead Curator); University of Exeter, Prof. John Plunkett (Visual Media and Performance); Cardiff University, Prof. Julia Thomas (Victorian illustration, material culture, and digital humanities). A project description is here Bill Douglas Cinema Museum CDA Project Nov 2018 and details of how to apply can be viewed here http://www.exeter.ac.uk/studying/funding/award/?id=3417
Collaborative Doctoral Award 3:
The Role of Independent Cinema in the Age of On-demand Culture: Watershed Cinema, Mark Cosgrove (Cinema Curator); University of the West of England, Prof. Andrew Spicer (Cultural Production); University of Exeter, Dr. James Lyons (Film Studies). Watershed CDA Project Nov 2018
Collaborative Doctoral Award Application and Assessment Timeline:
Selection of CDA candidate December – Jan 2019
Deadline for selected candidates to submit SWW2 application (via https://swwdtp.fluidreview.com/) Friday 18th January
Award confirmation Friday 12th April