PhD Studentships 2021

PhD Studentships 2021

Coventry University are currently offering a number of funded and self-funded PhD opportunities for prospective candidates, beginning in 2021.

All of our PhD studentships have been put together by leading researchers across the institution, covering a breadth of disciplines and research areas.

With just under 600 academics working in our challenge-led, interdisciplinary Research Centres, each excelling in its own specialist areas, our ambition is focused on delivering 'excellence with impact'. This means our research goes beyond just enhancing academic knowledge and effects real change in the wider world.

From autonomous vehicles and digital culture to sustainability and data sciences, Coventry University has a wide range of PhD opportunities that will stimulate and inspire.

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These fully-funded PhD projects have been devised and developed by leading early-career researchers at Coventry University. The scheme provides PhD candidates with an innovative and dynamic intellectual space in which to undertake transformative research.

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DTA Future Societies PhD Studentships

Coventry University is part of the nationwide Doctoral Training Alliance (DTA) Future Societies programme, and is inviting applications for three fully-funded PhD studentships. The DTA Future Societies programme builds on expertise and collaborations in thematic areas such as energy, social policy and applied biosciences for health.

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Coventry University is proud to be one of eight universities in the Midlands4Cities (M4C) Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded Doctoral Training Partnership.

All PhD studentships

View all current funded and self-funded PhD opportunities across our interdisciplinary research centres.

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