PhD Studentships

Open University - Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

The Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics invites applications for full-time studentships: projects are divided into different categories based on the disciplines and the range of backgrounds expected from applicants.

  • Anthropogenic Impact
  • Dynamic Earth
  • Evolution of Organisms and Ecosystems

The projects can be viewed at 

Funding information
This project is funded by the Central England NERC Training Alliance CENTA.The studentships are fully funded for 3.5 years, covering tuition fees (at UK/EU level) and provides a stipend of £14296 per year. 

Requirements of Candidate
First degree in a relevant science subject. A Masters/MSci/MESci or equivalent experience is desirable. 

How to apply
If you would like to apply the please send an email together with a cover letter outlining why the project is of interest and how your skills match those required, your CV, contact details of 3 academic references, a completed OU application form and a CENTA application form to

Interviews will take place in Mid-February 2017.

Closing date: 5 pm on 25 January 2017.

Equal Opportunity is University policy