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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Smooth Robotic Reinforcement Learning

The aim of this research is to investigate methods for producing smooth control output that translates well from simulation to the real world in the context of control logic for automotive climate systems and is able to maintain variation for actuators where it is desirable while eliminating undesirable variation.  


Sustainable planning for Stochastic home healthcare; technology adaptive

This PhD project is part of the Cotutelle arrangement between Coventry University, UK and Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.


Well-being in space: measuring and monitoring affective stress using wearable sensors, machine learning, and virtual reality

This PhD project is part of the Cotutelle arrangement between Coventry University, UK and Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.


Computer Aided Design of Sustainable Aluminium Alloys for Future Lightweight and Low-emission Transport

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably qualified graduates for a fully funded PhD studentship in the area of sustainable materials and manufacturing.


Making Motion Tangible: Embodied and Critical Research at the Human-machine Interface

This PhD project is part of the Cotutelle arrangement between Coventry University, UK and Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia. The successful applicant will spend the first year at Coventry University and the following year at Deakin University, and then the final one and a half years at Coventry University. The supervision team will be drawn from the two Universities.


Speech-based Conversational Question-Answering System for Healthcare (Medical) Information Retrieval

This PhD project is part of the Cotutelle arrangement between Coventry University, UK and Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.


Enhancing metabolism by targeting the skeletal muscle epigenome in metabolic disease

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a (fully-funded) PhD studentship based in Centre For Sport, Exercise And Life Sciences within the theme of Health and Wellbeing.


Continuous authentication to mitigate UAV cyber-attacks

This PhD project is part of the Cotutelle arrangement between Coventry University, UK and Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.


Demystifying the activation mechanism of Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 Receptor (GLP-1R)

The project aims to develop and apply state-of-the-art computational modelling via advanced molecular dynamic simulations to understand the complete binding mechanism of the human hormone GLP-1 and drug-like molecules recently discovered.


Stability and transition in compressible shear flows

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


Social Imaginaries and International Collaborative Doctoral Programmes in England and Denmark

Coventry University's Centre for Global Learning and Aarhus University are inviting applications from suitably-qualified British and international candidates for a fully funded PhD studentship which will start in May 2023.


Developing Regional Cooperation in South Asia

This PhD project is part of the Cotutelle arrangement between Coventry University, UK and Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.


Safeguarding Communication Protocols using Post-Quantum Cryptosystems

This PhD project is part of the Cotutelle arrangement between Coventry University, UK and Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.


Becoming Muslim in Rural Leicestershire: An Oral History Project exploring Identity and Belonging

Coventry University is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship that will explore the history of conversion to Islam in Britain.


Smart Composite Materials for Aircraft (DU Led)

This PhD project is part of the Cotutelle arrangement between Coventry University, UK and Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.


An evaluation of criteria led discharge from hospital

Criteria led discharge (CLD) is a contemporary global innovation (in developed countries). The aim of CLD is to expedite patient discharge from hospital, improve patient flow throughout the hospital and reduce overall length of in-patient stay.


M4C- Decolonisation, Dance and Curatorship: Interrogating situated colonial practices

This PhD project will examine the historical and geographical relevance of colonial histories in relation to dance and archival practices.


Using glucose sensing to guide lifestyle changes to encourage type 2 diabetes prevention

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship focusing on using digital tools to promote positive lifestyle behaviours in people living with prediabetes (impaired glucose regulation).


Instrumentation of battery modules for smart energy storage (CU led)

This PhD project is part of the Cotutelle arrangement between Coventry University, UK and Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.


Instrumentation of battery modules for smart energy storage (DU led)

This PhD project is part of the Cotutelle arrangement between Coventry University, UK and Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.