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.

Non-funded studentships

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

Non-funded studentships

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Does Intercultural Dialogue work in Fragile Contexts? Funded

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations | Cotutelle Programme

This PhD project is part of the Cotutelle arrangement between Coventry University, UK and Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia. The successful applicant will spend 1 year at Coventry University, the second year at Deakin University and the remaining 1.5 years at Coventry University.


Requirements analysis for safe and secure platooning protocols Funded

Institute for Future Transport & Cities

Coventry University 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


Motor competence and the isotemporal substitution of physical activity, sedentary time and sleep in children Funded

Centre for Sport, Exercise and Life Sciences

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


Advanced Microstructure Design to Improve Formability of Ultra High Strength Steels in Conventional and Flexible Roll Forming Funded

Institute for Future Transport & Cities | Cotutelle Programme

The main scientific objective of this project is to develop microstructural based FE model describing the role of varying strain paths on bendability of steels with varying volume fraction of martensite.


A self-selected approved topic in ancient Greek literature and/or its reception Funded

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


Managing ash dieback disease using soil amendments including biochar Funded

Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience

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


De-commodifying agriculture – a critical hindsight and foresight analysis of one of the world’s oldest CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture Farm Temple Wilton, NH, USA) Funded

Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience

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


Theoretical fluid mechanics on quasi-two dimensional atmospheric flows Funded

Centre for Fluid and Complex Systems

The PhD research programme intends to discover under which conditions flows subject to magnetic fields or rotation (as cited above)) become both turbulent and quasi-two-dimensional.


Pricing Catastrophic Risk Bonds With Expectation-Maximization Algorithms Funded

Centre for Financial and Corporate Integrity

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


Development of a Security-Constrained Transactive Energy Trading Mechanism for Residential Microgrids Funded

Cotutelle Programme

This scholarship is offered as part of the Deakin-Coventry cotutelle program and is based at Deakin University. This rewarding program offers international research experience undertaken at both institutions with a tailored program.


Identification and characterisation of protein depalmitoylases Funded

Centre for Sport, Exercise and Life Sciences

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


Security Vulnerabilities Assessment Framework for Automotive OTA Funded

Institute for Future Transport & Cities

Coventry University is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship, in the areas Security Vulnerabilities Assessment Framework for Automotive OTA.


Understanding the role of the lipid bilayer on receptor function Funded

Centre for Sport, Exercise and Life Sciences


Smart Grid meets the Internet of Things Funded

Centre for Fluid and Complex Systems | Cotutelle Programme

This PhD project is part of the Cotutelle arrangement between Coventry University, UK and Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia. The successful applicant will spend 1 year at Coventry University, the second year at Deakin University and the remaining 1.5 years at Coventry University.


Life enhancement of aerospace structures using laser surface modification Funded

Institute for Future Transport & Cities

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


Computational Neuroscience: Machine Learning and Nonlinear Signal Processing Funded

In this PhD project, we will investigate how novel nonlinear dynamic modelling and corresponding frequency-domain analysis as well as machine learning techniques can be used to develop new nonlinear biomarkers for the early diagnosis of important neurological disorders such as PD, AD, ataxia or epilepsy.


User-centred design of a body-worn system to monitor hydration in older adults Funded

Arts and Humanities

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship under the supervision of Professor Louise Moody.


Interactions in Plasma Turbulence at Kinetic Scales Funded

Centre for Fluid and Complex Systems


Computer simulations of complex systems Funded

Coventry University has been voted ‘Modern University of the Year’ three times running by The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide. Ranked in the UK’s top 15 (Guardian University Guide), we have a global reputation for high quality teaching and research with impact. Almost two-thirds (61%) of our research was judged ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.


Coventry University ranked 13 in the UK
Coventry University awarded TEF GOLD Teaching Excellence Framework
University of the year for student experience
Coventry University UK top new University 2018
Coventry City of Culture 2021