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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Whistleblowing and Whistleblower Protection Funded

Centre for Financial and Corporate Integrity

Coventry University is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for two funded ( Tuition fees only) PhD studentships.


Development of optimal lighting system to improve crop productivity Research Students | Funded

Institute for Future Transport & Cities

This project aims at enhancing plant growth and productivity by developing a framework of optimal lighting system that is simple, cost-effective and energy-efficient to implement.


Treating New and Emerging Pollutants associated with slums in developing countries using Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS): monitoring and modelling Funded

Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience | Centre for Fluid and Complex Systems

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship investigating whether Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) can treat/ remove New and Emerging Pollutants (NEPs) ubiquitous in slums using test bed models designed, constructed, monitored and modelled in the UK.


Towards the Circular “plastics” Economy: Understanding the impacts of Bio-plastics to the environment, businesses and society Funded

Centre for Business in Society

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


Trees for climate change and agroforestry: towards sustainable planting strategies in Africa Funded

Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience

The main aim of this interdisciplinary project is to provide support to ensure tree planting strategies in Africa are beneficial in the long term.


Building capacity for more sustainable and equitable governance of the rangeland commons in South Africa Funded

Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience | Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship affiliated to Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience.


Using GANs for Attack-Defense Tree Construction: The Case of Automotive Threat Modelling Research Students | Funded

Institute for Future Transport & Cities

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship, in the areas of Generative Adversarial Networks, Threat modelling, and Automotive cybersecurity.


Model-based security testing for Automotive Systems Research Students | Funded

Institute for Future Transport & Cities

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship, in the areas of Model based security testing and Automotive cybersecurity.


Risk Assessment led Design of ODS Steels for Gen-IV Nuclear Reactors Research Students | Funded

Institute for Future Transport & Cities

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


Master by Research in Korean Studies Funded

Centre for Financial and Corporate Integrity

The Korean Studies Unit within the Centre for Financial and Corporate Integrity is looking for a Master by Research student who will contribute to Korean Studies.


GCRF PhD Studentships Research Students | Funded

Coventry University have launched a suite of fully funded PhD studentship opportunities that support the Global Challenges (GCRF) and UN Sustainable Development Goals.


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.


Modelling shared road space: Quantitative examination of the operational and safety characteristics of shared road space types in the UK and Australia Research Students | Funded

Institute for Future Transport & Cities | Cotutelle Programme

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship. This PhD project is part of the Cotutelle arrangement between Coventry University, UK and Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.


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

Centre for Business in Society | Cotutelle Programme

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


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

Centre for Business in Society | Cotutelle Programme

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.


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


Enhancing Mangrove Forest Resilience against Coastal Degradation and Climate Change Impacts using Advanced Bayesian Machine Learning Methods Funded

Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience | Centre for Data Science

Coventry University is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship, in the areas of Machine learning, Artificial intelligence, and Environmental modelling.


Computational biology and gene network inference: study the effects of diurnal asymmetric warming on plant defence and growth Funded

Centre for Sport, Exercise and Life Sciences | Centre for Data Science

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


Advanced Thermal Management System for Energy Storage System using Second-life Lithium-ion Batteries Funded

Institute for Future Transport & Cities

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably qualified graduates for a (fully funded by CU) PhD studentship. This is a Li-ion battery thermal management PhD project.


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