Funded Studentships

You can use our search listing to find the right project for your skills, passion and expertise. The listing includes:

  • An extensive portfolio of PhD projects, with expert supervisory teams based in one of our leading research centres.
  • A number of PhD programmes with international partner universities around the world.

Please note: projects are updated regularly.

You may also be interested in our PhD by Publication.

Non-funded studentships

We also welcome applications from suitably-qualified candidates with their own funding.

Non-funded studentships

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Impact of Soil Hydrophobicity on Flooding and Erosion Hazards Funded

Centre for Fluid and Complex Systems

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship


Using lipid nano-particles to study G-protein-coupled receptors Funded

Centre for Sport, Exercise and Life Sciences | Cotutelle Programme

We are seeking a highly-motivated candidate for this exciting PhD project in the laboratory of Professor Mark Wheatley, Professor of Biochemical Pharmacology. It is a joint PhD between Coventry University and Stellenbosch University.


Counter Terrorism and Protecting Crowded Places Funded

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

Coventry University (CU), is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentships at the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations.


Methods for inferring junction temperature in IGBT inverters Research Students | Funded

Institute for Future Transport & Cities

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship in close collaboration with industrial partner FEV.


Modelling of inverter EMC with fast-switching wide band-gap power semiconductor devices Research Students | Funded

Institute for Future Transport & Cities

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship in close collaboration with industrial partner FEV


Advanced diagnostics for rapid grading/screening of electric vehicle batteries Funded

Institute for Future Transport & Cities

Coventry University is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship.


Exploiting domain structures in heuristic algorithms for the set covering problem Funded

Centre for Data Science

Coventry University is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship.


Development and evaluation of initiatives to support digital interventions for positive mental health/spiritual growth to improve well-being/health behaviour change for physical health of university students Funded

Centre for Intelligent Healthcare

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for this fully-funded PhD studentship


Domestic digital guests: Speculative approaches to metadata in the home Research Students | Funded

Centre for Post-Digital Cultures

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship in critical design.


How can Collaborative Online International Learning enable education-industry-community partnerships to enhance global citizenship and sustainable development education required in a post-Covid world? Funded

Centre for Global Learning: Education and Attainment

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified UK/EU graduates for a fully funded PhD studentship at one of the University Research Centres (Global Learning: Education and Attainment – GLEA), for a September 2020 start.


Mathematics and Statistics Support in the New Normal Funded

Centre for Global Learning: Education and Attainment

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified UK/EU graduates for a fully funded PhD studentship at one of the University Research Centres (Global Learning: Education and Attainment – GLEA), for a September 2020 start.


Air flow in human airways: validation techniques for modelling studies Funded

Centre for Fluid and Complex Systems

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship


A feasibility study to reduce emotional eating during periods of ‘lockdown’ – use of a biopsychosocial-spiritual model of health Funded

Centre for Intelligent Healthcare

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship


Community dance in the UK: recovery and ‘re-socialisation’ for participation and engagement in dance in a post-pandemic era Research Students | Funded

Centre for Dance Research

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship.  


Mindful Changes - Achieving Mental Health through dance during and post COVID-19 Pandemic Research Students | Funded

Centre for Dance Research

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a (fully-funded) PhD studentship.


COVID-19 Fully Funded Doctoral Studentship Scheme Research Students | Funded

Coventry University have launched a suite of fully funded PhD studentship opportunities which focus on themes related to COVID-19 and the post-pandemic future.


PhD studentship in the UK and Singapore Transferring Existing Expert Knowledge into Deep-Learning-Based Intelligent Healthcare Funded

Centre for Intelligent Healthcare

This PhD research project is part of the collaboration between CU and A*STAR. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to conduct his/her research project both at CIH in Coventry and for up to 2 years at I2R in Singapore.


Learning from Lockdown: a project to understand changes in self-concept and self-efficacy during the pandemic in students with disabilities to promote future inclusivity Funded

Centre for Global Learning: Education and Attainment

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified UK/EU graduates for a fully funded PhD studentship at one of the University Research Centres (Global Learning: Education and Attainment – GLEA), for a September 2020 start.


COVID 19 Shifting Paradigms in Higher Education: Applying Frameworks from Social Determinants of Health to Understanding and Tackling BAME Educational Inequalities Funded

Centre for Global Learning: Education and Attainment

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified UK/EU graduates for a fully funded PhD studentship at one of the University Research Centres (Global Learning: Education and Attainment – GLEA), for a September 2020 start.


Pandemics as a non-traditional maritime security challenge – exploring the impact of COVID-19 on maritime trade and border management Funded

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship in the area of Maritime Security studies.


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