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.

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Non-funded studentships

We also welcome applications from suitably-qualified candidates with their own funding.

Non-funded studentships

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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.


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


Deposition of Antibacterial Coatings on Textiles using Plasma Techniques Funded

Institute for Future Transport & Cities | Cotutelle Programme

This PhD project is part of the Cotutelle arrangement between Coventry University, UK and Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia. This project will involve a range of antibacterial coatings being deposited on textiles using plasma techniques including magnetron sputtering and low pressure plasma treatment. 


Low temperature curing, printable, conductive inks to create natural fibre electronic textiles (E-Textiles) Funded

Institute for Future Transport & Cities | Cotutelle Programme

This PhD project is part of the Cotutelle arrangement between Coventry University, UK and Deakin University, Victoria, Australia. This PhD programme will seek to develop a novel approach to making areas of natural fibre textiles conductive.


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


Applying advanced thermal management and optimisation methods to e-scooters and e-motorbikes 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 development of advanced thermal management systems for an electric motorcycle drivetrain.


IFTC Advanced aluminium alloys made by additive manufacturing: effect of process induced defects on fatigue strength Funded

Institute for Future Transport & Cities

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a PhD studentship, in the areas of additive manufacturing, aluminium, defects, fatigue behaviour, modelling and prediction.


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