ESRC studentship holders are eligible to apply for an extension to their doctoral award to support additional training in a difficult language – this includes both training in the field and in the UK.


You must complete the and this should be signed and emailed to Alison Freeman, DTC manager: Alison.Freeman@ucl.ac.uk at least four months before the anticipated start of training.

If your language training is taking place in the field, you must also complete an Overseas Fieldwork application form and submit that too according to the guidelines of that form.

Bloomsbury DTC Difficult Language Training Guidance Notes 2015-16

Bloomsbury DTC Difficult Language Training Application Form 2015-16