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 2022) eligible Associate Partners: MBA, PML, Swansea, UWE.  

Any Core Partner or UWE

 

Eligible to act as second supervisor / other supervisor / collaborator

Any Core Partner or Associate Partner

Rothamsted-based studentships: only Core Partner

Any Core Partner or Associate Partner

Second supervisor N/A (refer above)

Any Core Partner or Associate Partner.

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

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

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.

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 institution Core Partner lead supervisor institution*

Core Partner institution

UWE-based studentships: a Core Partner institution*

Registration

Main supervisor’s university

Rothamsted-based studentships: academic supervisor of collaborating university.

At the university of one of the lead supervisors

Main supervisor’s university

Rothamsted-based studentships: academic supervisor of collaborating university.

 

* only for administrative purposes