Postgraduate Research

Postgraduate Research

Postgraduate Opportunities

What we offer
  • There are a number of ongoing funded/self-funded opportunities available
  • The centre allocates a postgraduate tutor to each PhD student who is not one of the student’s supervisory team
  • Postgraduate researchers are encouraged to organise seminars and reading groups relevant to their subject areas

Our facilities

The research community within CSM benefits from the excellent facilities offered internally and also within the wider Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing (EEC) and by related centres.

  • Masters by Research (MSc-R)

    Develop your research skills with this programme, which can be taken either as a stand-alone qualification or as a progression route into doctoral research. To discuss this opportunity further, please email

    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

    CSM has a vibrant, inclusive and thriving research programme, in which doctoral researchers will be stimulated to undertake significant and high quality work. Students will also have access to the Centre’s research seminar series mostly featuring national or international scholars invited to speak to our staff and students.

    The Centre also invites doctoral researchers to run their own seminar series, enabling PhD students to present their work to their peers within a friendly and supportive environment.

    All researchers at Coventry University (from PhD to Professor) are part of the Doctoral College and Centre for Research Capability and Development, which provides support with high-quality training and career development activities.

  • For details on the formal application process and forms, please see Making an Application on the University’s website.

  • The Centre offers a range of fully funded opportunities each year. In addition, self-funded projects are offered for those who are considering a PhD and would like to work on an already designed projects.

    View our current fully-funded studentships

    View our available non-funded studentships

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