James Elson Studentship: Computing Applications in Artificial Intelligence

Type of award


Managing department

Department of Computer Science


Full studentship: Covers Home / EU fees plus enhanced stipend (RCUK standard stipend plus additional £1,000) for duration of 3 year PhD programme

Specified use

Fees and living expenses

Tenable period

Up to 3 years

Continuation of award

Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.

Number available

One studentship is available for September 2017 entry.

Funding provider

School of Computer Science

Level(s) of study

This funding is available to students undertaking the following types of study:

  • Postgraduate research

Allowed study options

This funding is available to students undertaking the following modes of study:

  • Full-time

Subject restrictions

This funding is available to students undertaking study in:

  • Computer Science

Academic requirements

Candidates must at a minimum satisfy the academic requirements for entry onto PhD programmes within the School of Computer Science.

However, this is a highly competitive studentship and therefore both the supervisor and the final PGR interview panel will be looking for the candidate who can best demonstrate evidence of their potential to undertake their selected research project and to successfully complete the doctoral programme to the standard necessary to qualify for a PhD.

Nationality restrictions

This funding is available to students from the UK and EU.

Other eligibility criteria

Candidates should select a research project from the list of eligible projects prior to applying.

Application procedure

Please contact the potential supervisor for your chosen project prior to applying. Further information can be found here .

Closing date

17 Mar 2017

The closing date for applications is 17th March 2017. Candidates are expected to have discussed their application with the relevant supervisor prior to this date, and secured their support for consideration for the studentship.

Decision date

The succesful candidate will be informed of the outcome in April 2017.

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