PhD scholarships (Bioinformatics, Cybersecurity, Sociotechnical Innovation and User Experience)

University of West London

The University of West London is a leading modern university specialising in the education and development of exceptional creative, business and service professionals.

In addition to its regular programme of fee-paying doctorates, UWL is offering three PhD scholarships. We are presently seeking to allocate scholarships in:

  • Bioinformatics
  • Cybersecurity
  • Sociotechnical Innovation and User Experience

PhD scholars will register as full-time PhD students in one of the three selected areas and work on their PhD project within the relevant School/College. Further project details are contained here:

PhD scholars will also undertake teaching duties for a maximum of six hours per week. All scholarships will be for a period of three years (subject to satisfactory performance and academic progress).

These PhD scholarships are open to all UK/EU students who qualify and include:

  • PhD fee waiver at the Home/EU rate
  • Tax-free stipend of £15,000 per annum.

PhD scholars are members of the Graduate School and will register within the relevant school or college. Find out more about the university's eight academic schools.

How to apply

You can find out about the entry requirements and how to apply for a scholarship at:

The closing date for applications is: Sunday 29th July 2018 (23:59)

Interviews will take place during week commencing Monday 6th August 2018. Please note that the university expects shortlisted applicants to attend face to face interviews.

The scholarships will commence in September 2018.

Terms and conditions

Beneficiaries of these scholarships will be engaged on a programme of full-time study and are not expected to undertake paid work for the duration of their course. The stipend will support students towards their accommodation and living costs, and towards any peripheral costs incurred in the course of their study (including attendance at conferences).

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