Overview of the different types of DTP studentships

Below are further details about the 3 different types of studentships available through the SWBio DTP:

  • Standard studentships
  • Standard studentships with Associate Partner
  • CASE studentships
Standard studentships  Standard studentships with Associate Partner CASE studentships
Eligible to act as main supervisor 

Any Core Partner

Rothamsted-based studentships: referred to as Rothamsted supervisor

Referred to as a lead supervisors; one lead supervisor based at a Core Partner + one lead supervisor based at an eligible Associate Partner

Project call (intake 2023) eligible Associate Partners: MBA, Swansea, UWE.  

Any Core Partner or UWE

Rothamsted-based studentships: referred to as Rothamsted supervisor

Eligible to act as second supervisor 

Any Core Partner or Associate Partner

Rothamsted-based studentships: only university Core Partner eligible to act as academic supervisor

Refer above

Any Core Partner or Associate Partner.

Rothamsted-based studentships: only university Core Partner or UWE eligible to act as academic supervisor

Further supervisory team guidance

If the main and second supervisors are from different institutions, a second local supervisor is needed from the main supervisor’s institution.

Rothamsted-based studentships: a second local Rothamsted and academic supervisor needed.

A second local supervisor is needed for each lead supervisor institution.

Two academic supervisors will be required if both lead supervisors are not based at a university.

A listed CASE supervisor needed.

If the main and second supervisors are from different institutions, a second local supervisor is needed from the main supervisor’s institution.

Rothamsted-based studentships: a second local Rothamsted and academic supervisor needed.

Our Associate Partners, UCB Pharma (Slough) + SETsquared Bristol organisations, can act as CASE partners.

Where student predominately based

Main supervisor’s university

Rothamsted-based studentships: at Rothamsted.

50% at each of the lead supervisor institutions

Main supervisor’s university

Rothamsted-based studentships: at Rothamsted

Will also involve a CASE placement.

Management of projects/interviews Institution Open competition Open competition
Who applicants apply to Core Partner university Core Partner lead supervisor university* Core Partner university or UWE
Registration

Main supervisor’s university

Rothamsted-based studentships: academic supervisor of collaborating university.

At the university of one of the lead supervisors

Or academic supervisor at collaborating university if applicable.

Main supervisor’s university

Rothamsted-based studentships: academic supervisor of collaborating university.