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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Navigating the post-Brexit public sphere: Communication, inclusion and trust in Northern Ireland Funded

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

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


Dùthchas: locating and nourishing cultural roots of Scotland's land reform revolution Funded

Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience

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


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.


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

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


Dissimilar materials welding for electrical vehicle battery manufacturing Funded

Institute for Future Transport & Cities

Coventry University is inviting applications for this fully-funded PhD studentship, from suitably-qualified graduates in materials science, mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, manufacturing or other related fields.


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


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.


Hydrological Extreme Risks and Management in sub-Saharan Africa: bridging the gap between historical data and future climate scenarios Funded

Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience

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


Autonomous Artificial Intelligence Enabled Drones to Inform Predictive Maintenance Actions in the Railways and Roads Funded

Institute for Future Transport & Cities

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


Moving Towards Hybrid Art Practice: The Influence of Choreographic Practice Funded

Centre for Dance Research

This doctoral (PhD) project has been devised and developed by a leading early-career researcher at Coventry University. The Trailblazer Scheme provides doctoral researchers with an innovative and dynamic intellectual space in which to undertake transformative research, whilst fully supported by a team of experienced supervisors.


Novel fertility management in vegan organic cropping systems Funded

Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience

This doctoral (PhD) project has been devised and developed by a leading early-career researcher at Coventry University. The Trailblazer Scheme provides doctoral researchers with an innovative and dynamic intellectual space in which to undertake transformative research, whilst fully supported by a team of experienced supervisors.


Smart Grid meets the Internet of Things Research Students | Funded

Centre for Data Science

This program envisages future micro-grid systems that are easy to use, easy to manage and maintain, self-configuring, and, where possible, self-repairing. To do this, the applicant will make use of a diverse set of technologies and approaches, including: renewable systems (solar panels, wind generators), wireless embedded systems, machine learning.


New Membrane Electrolyte for Flexible Aqueous Zn-ion Batteries Funded

Institute for Future Transport & Cities

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


4x Fully funded CTPSR PhD Studentships Funded

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

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


Dangerous beauty? Environmental risk perceptions and public policy preferences for ornamental horticulture in Botswana, Namibia and South Africa Funded

Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience

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


Data, information and knowledge management: driving effective environmental management practices (UPCT led project) Funded

Centre for Business in Society

This research project will help students understand how knowledge workers align strategic goals with sustainable business growth.


Network Inference and Machine Learning: Identification of Diseases-gene Regulation Funded

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


Theology, poverty and the common good in ‘breadline Britain’: An analysis of Christian activism since the 2008 financial crash Funded

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

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


Development of laser-based decontamination techniques Funded

Institute for Future Transport & Cities

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


The role of NF-KB in tumour-associated dendritic cells Funded

Centre for Sport, Exercise and Life Sciences

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


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