|Newcastle upon Tyne
|UK Students, EU Students, International Students
|10th October 2023
|31st January 2024
100% Home fees covered and a minimum tax-free annual living allowance of £18,622 (2023-24 UKRI rate)
Autonomous agent systems have the promise to improve our lives with applications ranging from a swarm of drones in mission-critical tasks to sophisticated robots in care homes. To realise this potential, these systems need to be trustworthy (safe to employ by users), transparent (accountable for humans to scrutinise), and self-ware (capable of collaborating with other agents/humans), in particular, under an environment pervaded by uncertainty.
This PhD project provides a unique opportunity to develop new and improve existing methods for
Number Of Awards
April or September 2024
Application Closing Date
31 January 2024
Applicants should have, or expect to gain, a first class or high 2:1 honours/master degree or international equivalent in Mathematics, Physics, Engineering or Computer Science. A strong mathematical (e.g. discrete mathematics) or programming background will be highly advantageous.
Applicants whose first language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills.
The studentship covers fees at the Home rate (UK and EU applicants with pre-settled/settled status and meet the residency criteria). International applicants are welcome to apply but will be required to cover the difference between Home and International fees.
International applicants may require an ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) clearance certificate prior to obtaining their visa and to study on this programme.
How To Apply
You must apply through the University’s Apply to Newcastle Portal
Once registered select ‘Create a Postgraduate Application’.
Use ‘Course Search’ to identify your programme of study:
You will then need to provide the following information in the ‘Further Questions’ section:
Type / Role: