2020 cohort studentships

PhD Studentships – 2020 cohort:

We have 13 fully-funded PhD studentships for Home/EU students available for the Horizon CDT 2020 cohort, which will start at the end of September 2020.

Entry requirements:

The minimum academic entry requirement is a 2.1 undergraduate degree. For non-native English language speakers an IELTS average score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any element is required.

Successful candidates will benefit from:

  • A fully-funded four year PhD programme that integrates a leading-edge research project with research training in transdisciplinary skills.
  • An internship with one of our partners and opportunities for international exchange.
  • An enhanced stipend of £17,200 per annum.
  • Being part of a cohort of high achieving PhD researchers.
  • A world class research environment with a proven track record of successful Horizon CDT graduates.
  • Developing highly sought after interdisciplinary skills and experience.

How to apply:

For information about applying and the recruitment process see: How to Apply section.

PhD student experience video

In this short video below, Horizon CDT student Pepita Stringer shares her experiences of studying for a multidisciplinary PhD within the EPSRC Horizon My Life in Data CDT.

As part of the recruitment process for the 2020 cohort, there are also opportunities to apply for pre-identified featured themes that are also being offered as part of the 2020 cohort intake, in collaboration with Horizon CDT industry partners.

  • Please noteapplicants are able to be considered for both the general Horizon CDT studentship opportunities, as well as pre-identified research themes if they specify this within supporting statement section of their application form.

The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Horizon: Creating our Lives in Data is supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) under grant reference EP/S023305/1.