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.

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Non-funded studentships

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

Non-funded studentships

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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.


Requirements analysis for safe and secure platooning protocols Funded

Institute for Future Transport & Cities

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentships, in the areas of Requirements analysis for safe and secure platooning protocols


Collaborative Theatre with Local Communities in Coventry: Models for Sustainable Practice Funded

Centre for Dance Research

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


Functional nickel coatings obtained by electrodeposition and electroless deposition Research Students | Funded

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


Characterisation of human respiratory exposure to automotive particulate matter emissions Funded

Centre for Fluid and Complex Systems

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


Swirling flows for air and water filtration Funded

Centre for Fluid and Complex Systems

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


Modelling Nature Based Solutions to control flooding and erosion in Gihembe refugee camp, Rwanda Funded

Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship to model the effectiveness of nature based solutions to migitate flooding in and around the Gihembe Refugee Camp, Rwanda.


A study on lesion index guided ventricular tachycardia ablation: LIVID study Funded

Centre for Sport, Exercise and Life Sciences

The Centre for Sport, Exercise and Life Sciences at Coventry University is offering a 3-year fully funded PhD studentship to explore a translational cardiovascular modelling research project.


Accurate detection of true effective labour using electrohysterography: Towards remote pregnancy monitoring in low-resource settings Funded

Centre for Intelligent Healthcare

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


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.


Turbulent plasma in laboratory and space Funded

Centre for Fluid and Complex Systems

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


Deposition of Antibacterial Coatings on Textiles using Plasma Techniques Funded

Institute for Future Transport & Cities | Cotutelle Programme

This PhD project is part of the Cotutelle arrangement between Coventry University, UK and Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia. This project will involve a range of antibacterial coatings being deposited on textiles using plasma techniques including magnetron sputtering and low pressure plasma treatment. 


Low temperature curing, printable, conductive inks to create natural fibre electronic textiles (E-Textiles) Funded

Institute for Future Transport & Cities | Cotutelle Programme

This PhD project is part of the Cotutelle arrangement between Coventry University, UK and Deakin University, Victoria, Australia. This PhD programme will seek to develop a novel approach to making areas of natural fibre textiles conductive.


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 of optimal lighting system to improve crop productivity Research Students | Funded

Institute for Future Transport & Cities

This project aims at enhancing plant growth and productivity by developing a framework of optimal lighting system that is simple, cost-effective and energy-efficient to implement.


Treating New and Emerging Pollutants associated with slums in developing countries using Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS): monitoring and modelling Funded

Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience | Centre for Fluid and Complex Systems

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship investigating whether Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) can treat/ remove New and Emerging Pollutants (NEPs) ubiquitous in slums using test bed models designed, constructed, monitored and modelled in the UK.


Towards the Circular “plastics” Economy: Understanding the impacts of Bio-plastics to the environment, businesses and society Funded

Centre for Business in Society

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


Trees for climate change and agroforestry: towards sustainable planting strategies in Africa Funded

Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience

The main aim of this interdisciplinary project is to provide support to ensure tree planting strategies in Africa are beneficial in the long term.


Building capacity for more sustainable and equitable governance of the rangeland commons in South Africa Funded

Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience | Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship affiliated to Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience.


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