PHD Studentship

Updated: 6 days ago
Location: London, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 30 Apr 2021

Background

The School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering at City, University of London is offering 20 full-time, three-year doctoral studentships for 2021/22 entry. Applications are invited from exceptional UK, European and International graduates wishing to pursue cutting-edge research in any of the School's key research areas.
The School is investing in academic excellence following its success in the REF 2014 which highlighted the world class quality of its research.

What is Offered

A doctoral studentship will provide:
• An annual bursary (£16,000 in 2021/22)
• Full tuition fee for Home. Applications from international applicants are welcome but the applicant must make appropriate arrangements to cover the difference between the international and home tuition fee.

Person Specification

The studentships will be awarded on the basis of outstanding academic achievement and the potential to produce cutting edge-research. Prospective applicants must:

  • Hold a good honours degree (normally no less than a second class honours degree or an equivalent qualification) in an appropriate subject. Exceptionally, if the first degree is in a different subject area, we can consider applications from those with a good Master’s Degree in a relevant subject or extensive professional experience in the area of their proposed research;
  • Be able to demonstrate proficiency in the use of oral and written English;
  • Applicants whose mother tongue is not English must meet any one or a combination of the following:
  • A minimum IELTS average score of 6.5; with a minimum of 6.0 in each of the four components
  • The award of a Masters’ degree, the teaching of which was in English from an English Speaking country.

Additional Information

Applications should be submitted by 30th April 2021


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