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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Investigating Transport System Risks due to Cyber-Physical Security Threats Research Students | Funded

Institute for Future Transport & Cities

This research project is a collaboration between Coventry University and Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR).


Pandemics as a non-traditional maritime security challenge – exploring the impact of COVID-19 on maritime trade and border management Funded

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship in the area of Maritime Security studies.


Embodying loss: crafting the material in the time of pandemic Research Students | Funded

Centre for Arts, Memory and Communities

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship within the transdisciplinary Cultural Memory and Critical Practices strands of the Centre for Arts, Memory and Communities.


Exploring healthcare workers’ experiences and ethical dilemmas faced during the COVID-19 Pandemic through arts-based practice Research Students | Funded

Centre for Arts, Memory and Communities

Coventry University is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship within the multi-disciplinary Well-being and the Arts theme within the Centre for Arts, Memory and Communities .


Communicating COVID: Messages from the Downing Street Briefings Research Students | Funded

Centre for Arts, Memory and Communities

Coventry University is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship within the Centre for Arts, Memory and Communities.


The role of design and usability in the adoption of digital self-management technology Research Students | Funded

Centre for Arts, Memory and Communities

Coventry University is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship in the area of design for health.


Development of a leukocyte activity assay to predict COVID-19 disease severity Funded

Centre for Sport, Exercise and Life Sciences

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


A study into improving virus-load measurement and preventing false negative in detection Research Students | Funded

Centre for Sport, Exercise and Life Sciences

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


Does vitamin D enhance COVID-19-relevant in vitro immune responses in leukocytes from Caucasian and South Asian individuals? Funded

Centre for Sport, Exercise and Life Sciences

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


Heat illness and health of emergency first responders wearing personal protective clothing in hot weather during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond Funded

Centre for Sport, Exercise and Life Sciences

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


Moving beyond food waste-based solidarity kitchens in time of crisis: the role of agroecology-based community kitchens in building community resourcefulness Funded

Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience

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


Multi-sensor and AI enabled system design for remote monitoring of physiological signals and activities in COVID-19 imposed conditions Research Students | Funded

Centre for Data Science

This project is about developing a smart IoT-based multi-sensor system.


Mobilizing Dramaturgy Funded

Centre for Dance Research | Cotutelle Programme

Coventry University and Aarhus University are inviting applications from suitably qualified UK or EU graduates for fully-funded PhD studentships for research into the umbrella topic Mobilizing Dramaturgy.


Understanding factors contributing to and mitigating for thermal strain experienced when working in an explosives ordnance disposal suit Research Students | Funded

Centre for Sport, Exercise and Life Sciences

In collaboration with an industrial partner, work will be conducted to examine the effect of thermal stress experienced when wearing an explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) suit.


Developing an innovative inkjet printing technique to fabricate a cost-effective electrode for renewable hydrogen production via ammonia electrolysis Research Students | Funded

Institute for Future Transport & Cities

This PhD project will seek to develop an innovative inkjet printing technique for fabricating high-performance and cost-effective electrodes with reduced consumption of precious metals.