PhD Scholarships, School of Architecture, Computing and Engineering
|funding for||Home Students and International Students|
|funding amount||Untaxed bursary of £12,000 per annum, plus home/overseas tuition fees|
|closes||31 August 2022|
The School of Architecture, Computing and Engineering conducts research work that solves real-life problems. We are passionate about enhancing lives and contributing to building a better and sustainable world. In the latest REF 2021, all our 4 Unites of Assessment achieved world leading or internationally excellent outputs and impact.
We have developed supportive partnerships so we can transfer cutting-edge knowledge to a range of industrial, commercial, policymaking organisations and government departments. Major areas of research within the School include urban sustainability, ecological and environmental protection, cyber security, AI and digital applications, structural behaviour, and disaster prevention and mitigation.
Applications are invited for funded 3-year PhD scholarships (home or overseas), working on one of the following research topical areas:
- Sustainable development of cities and high energy performance buildings (Eco-built)
- Structural seismic damage assessment using deep learning
- Modelling and evaluation of prosthetics in sports application
- Low carbon building and construction materials and their structural behaviour
- Deep machine learning for clinical and sports applications
- Blockchain, cryptocurrency and NFT application in FinTech
- Cyber security and resilience capabilities in transport systems
- Artificial Intelligence in neurological health impact assessment
The Scholarship will cover full funding for tuition fees (home and international) and a stipend of £12,000 per annum to assist with living costs, for 3 years.
Applicants must have a first class or 2.1 honours degree in a relevant area, such as architecture, computer science or engineering, and a master's degree in a relevant field.
For international students, a recognised English language qualification such as IELTS is required. The requirement for a research degree in the School of Architecture, Computing and Engineering is an IELTS Academic English score of 7.0 overall (minimum of 6.5 in all components).
How to apply
Please email the following to email@example.com:
- 1-page personal statement identifying a research topic from the listed areas provided above, and information on how you could contribute to the research topic
- 1-page CV
- A brief research proposal (up to 1500 words)
Please email your degree certificates and transcripts and proof of English language proficiency if relevant.
Please provide details of two referees as part of your application. At least one referee must be an academic referee from the institution that conferred your highest degree.
For informal discussions about the studentship, please contact the Director of Impact and Innovation, Dr Julie Wall, at firstname.lastname@example.org.