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PhD studentship funding for Artificial Intelligence and Data-Driven research projects

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Applications for these projects is now closed. The information below if for reference purposes only.

Midlands3Cities is offering four fully-funded PhD studentships to work on innovative projects in the areas of Artificial Intelligence and Data-Driven Research.

Each research project is a collaboration between a Midlands3Cities university and an external partner.

Studentships will normally be for up to three years for full-time study, or up to six years for part-time study, starting at the beginning of the 2018/19 the academic year. 

Project summaries



The award is available to UK and EU applicants

EU students, unless they have been living in the UK for three years previous to the start of their studentship, will be awarded an EU fees only studentship. This is in line with Research Council regulations.

What does the award cover?

  • Stipend - £14,777 plus an additional £500 per annum to facilitate partnership working (pro rata for part-time)
  • Tuition Fees - £4,260 (pro rata for part-time)
  • Research Training Support Grant  - at £200 per student per year (pro rata for part-time)

The Midlands3Cities partnership

The M3C partnership is a collaboration between six leading universities in the Midlands and students will join the wider M3C doctoral community.

The funding

The studentships are funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council under the National Productivity Investment Fund.

Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership

Email: enquiries@midlands3cities.ac.uk