The Faculty of Computing, Engineering & the Built Environment carries out world leading research in globally important disciplines ranging from cognitive data analytics to neural networks; innovative healthcare technologies to plasma-liquid interfaces; sustainable energy storage to fire safety engineering.
As a part of Northern Ireland’s Civic University, all the Schools within the Faculty undertake research of global significance that has direct regional and national impact.
In doing so, we actively collaborate with national and international partners across academe, healthcare and industry.
We are pleased to announce that our main PhD studentship competition, for entry in the academic year 2019-2020, is NOW OPEN with an application deadline of 18th February 2019.
Projects on offer within each of our Research centres can be found on the following webpages:
Awards available for the 2019/20 intake are funded through both the Department for the Economy (DfE) and by the University directly (VCRS. Applications for DfE awards are welcomed from those holding UK/EU residence and those for VCRS awards from international applicants. In addition, applicants for self-funded or externally sponsored PhD studies are invited to come forward with their own projects.
Applicants should be aware that the competition for funded studentships is very high and we therefore advise all those interested in pursuing PhD projects to discuss their application with the staff noted within the topic descriptions prior to submission. Contact details for University staff can be found here.
All applications for studentships will be considered on a competitive basis, taking regard of the candidate's qualifications, skills, experience and interests.
The link to the on-line application process can be found here.
Further information on these funding opportunities and PhD study, can be found at our PhD/Research degrees website.
Further details of Research Opportunities and Research centres can be found within Ulster University’s course finder.