NWCDTP Pathways

A pathway is a subject strand, specific to the North West Consortium DTP. It includes subject/department areas common to our 7 institutions and bring them together to form a cross-institutional subject area which brings the best researchers and academics in those fields. The pathways are lead by Pathway leaders in each institutions. Pathways have independence and can organise research conferences, training and other relevant events beneficial to their students.

The NWCDTP has 15 pathways:

Histories, Cultures & Heritage

  • Classics
  • Heritage (Archaeology, Art History, Museum Studies)
  • History
  • Law
  • Philosophy
  • Religions

Creative & Performing Arts

  • Creative Writing
  • Drama
  • Media and Cultural Studies
  • Music
  • Visual Arts and Design

Languages & Literatures

  • English
  • Linguistics
  • Language-Based Area Studies
  • Modern Languages and Translation Studies

Pathway Leaders and Representative contact details (updated 20.01.2023)

Disciplines by Partner HEI

Keele University

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

  • School of Humanities
  • Keele Business School
  • School of Law
  • School of Social, Political and Global Studies
  • Instittue of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Educational Research
  • English Literature and Creative Writing
  • History
  • Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts (LICA)
  • Languages and Cultures
  • Law School
  • Linguistics and English Language
  • Politics, Philosophy and Religion (PPR)
  • Sociology
  • Lancaster Arts

University of Liverpool

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

  • School of Arts
  • School of Histories, Languages and Cultures
  • School of Law and Social Justice
  • Management School

University of Manchester

Faculty of Humanities

  • Alliance Manchester Business School
  • School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
  • School of Environment, Education and Development
  • School of Social Sciences

Manchester Metropolitan University

Faculty of Arts and Humanities 

  • Manchester School of Art
  • Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences
  • Manchester Fashion Institute
  • School of Composition
  • School of Keyboard Studies
  • School of Strings
  • School of Vocal Studies and Opera
  • School of Wind, Brass and Percussion
  • Conducting
  • Popular Music
  • Academic Studies

University of Salford

School of Arts and Media

  • Arts, Media and Communication Research Centre