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City, University of London - School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering

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Fourteen Doctoral Studentships

City, University of London

School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering

Investing in Academic Excellence

The School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering at City, University of London is offering 14 full-time, three-year doctoral studentships for 2019/20 entry. Applications are invited from exceptional and ambitious 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 2019/20)
•Full tuition fee for students from the UK and within the European Union. We welcome applications from graduates of all nationalities, but those from outside the EU must make appropriate arrangements to cover the difference between Home and International tuition fees.

*Note that scholarships may be offered before this date as applications are received and considered. We encourage you to apply as soon as you are able.

Eligibility

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 in an appropriate subject. Exceptionally, if a first degree is not in a relevant subject area, we can consider applications from those with a good Master Degree 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.
How to Apply

Consider the research undertaken in our School and identify an area in which you can make a contribution and a supervisor or Research Centre/Group with whom you could work. You will need to formulate a proposal and are strongly encouraged to discuss your ideas and application with a potential supervisor. Please visit the research degrees web pages below for further information.

https://www.city.ac.uk/courses/research-degrees/electrical-and-electronic-engineering

https://www.city.ac.uk/courses/research-degrees/civil-engineering

https://www.city.ac.uk/courses/research-degrees/mechanical-engineering-aeronautics

https://www.city.ac.uk/courses/research-degrees/mathematics

https://www.city.ac.uk/courses/research-degrees/computer-science

https://www.city.ac.uk/courses/research-degrees/library-and-information-science

The online application can be found in the How to apply section on each of the web links listed above and should include the following supporting documents:

Research proposal. Guidance on how to write a research proposal can be found here https://www.city.ac.uk/mathematics-computer-science-engineering/preparing-your-research-proposal

Copies of Degree Certificates and Transcripts in official English translation – original will be requested before an offer is made.

Official work e-mail addresses (not private ones) for two referees (one of which must be an academic).

Proof of English Language proficiency as described above if English is not your first language.

Passport.

Qualification Type: PhD
Location: London
Funding for: UK Students, EU Students
Funding amount: £16,000 annual bursary (in 2019/20)
Hours: Full Time
Placed On: 21st December 2018
Closes: 15th March 2019
Reference: Doctoral Studentships
   
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