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.


Walking the talk: how do we ‘decolonise migration research’ in practice? Funded

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

As part of a major UKRI GCRF funded research project, Coventry University is looking for an outstanding PhD candidate to join us in developing their own project that relates to the themes of the project.


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.


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.


The role of intermediaries in shaping the relationship between migration and (in)equality Funded

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

As part of a major UKRI GCRF funded research project, Coventry University is looking for an outstanding PhD candidate to join us in developing their own project that relates to the themes of the project.


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.


Gamified immersive museum experience for engineering and design heritage Funded

Cotutelle Programme | Centre for Post-Digital Cultures

The project will explore how gameful/playful design, serious games, game-based learning, gamification, and game design thinking can be employed to create engaging VR/AR/MR museum experiences for interpreting engineering and design heritage.


Development of novel nanostructures for the next generation of Fuel Cell vehicles Funded

Institute for Future Transport & Cities

Coventry University is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship in the field of materials science for mobility applications. The current studentship is partially funded by the Lloyds Foundation. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work along with field experts at the Hydrogen for Mobility Lab, Coventry University. More information can be found hydrogenformobility.wordpress.com


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


Exploring the relation between technologies and self-organized social reproduction in the postdigital era Funded

Centre for Post-Digital Cultures

The PhD will explore current debates around the role of digital technologies in reshaping the organization of social reproduction.


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