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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Behavioural Science of Protective Security

The aim of this proposal is to explore protective security with the protection of people, places, and information, including physical barrier measures.


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.


The influence of air pollutants and climate parameters on the environmental abundance of airborne allergens in Australia and UK

The influence of air pollutants and climate parameters on the environmental abundance of airborne allergens in Australia and UK


Reconstructing Coventry Early Modern Grammar School

Coventry University and the Herbert Art Gallery are pleased to announce a fully-funded PhD scholarship to recover the library and cultural history of Coventry’s early modern grammar school.


Selecting Patients for Early and Effective Discharge (SPEED): Patient outcomes and staff experience of criteria led discharge

Criteria led discharge (CLD) is a contemporary global innovation (in developed countries) to improve flow of patients out of hospital by expediting the discharge process. The adoption of CLD in hospitals across the UK remains disparate, despite supporting evidence, national policy and guidelines developed by NHS England.


Accessible Transport: designing for people with disabilities

Coventry University is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for four fully-funded PhD studentships.


When Federated Learning meets Mobile & IoT Healthcare: Multi-Objective Optimization Framework and Multi-modal System

The programme offers researchers the opportunity to access to the state-of-art research facilities and advance their knowledge and expertise in intelligent healthcare, artificial intelligence, IoT and mobile computing, whilst developing their intercultural skills and international networks and collaborations.


The use of asset-based community development (ABCD) framework to support the engagement and empowerment of BAME paramedic students

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


Can Household Food Waste be Reduced Using Smart Technologies and Digitally Mediated Interventions?

The aim of this proposal is to explore interventions to reduce food waste at home, which comprise of 70 percent of all food wasted contributing to 10 percent of total greenhouse gas emissions.


Development of Durable E-textiles for Healthcare Applications using Direct-Write Patterning and Electroless Copper Plating

The aim of this project is to develop durable and breathable e-textiles for healthcare applications using direct-write patterning and electroless copper plating.


Discovery and monitoring emerging contaminants in run-off from modern urban built infrastructure made from recycled material in the local aquatic environment (fresh water, estuarine, groundwater).

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


Virtual Reality in Cycling Safety: Examining cyclists’ safety perception in Australia and the UK

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.


Fashion and Ageing

This project’s aim is to develop a new, more inclusive approach to fashion and clothing design that considers the functional, stylistic and emotional needs of older consumers, based on participation and co-creation.


Trailblazers: The Early Career Researcher and PhD Candidate Partnering Scheme

The scheme provides PhD candidates with an innovative and dynamic intellectual space in which to undertake transformative research, whilst fully supported by a team of experienced supervisors.