Deadline for applications: Tuesday 6th August, 2019
Interviews: Tuesday 20 August, 2019
The University of Southampton are offering a unique 4 year PhD training programme. We are well placed in the area of Machine Intelligence and Nano-Electronic Devices and Systems due to our experienced academic staff and facilities provided. Applicants are asked to write a 2,000 word proposal based on the topic list provided. Please read through the sections below for detailed application requirements.
The MINDS CDT is strongly committed to an enviroment that supports and encourages under-representated groups, promotes an inclusive culture and value diversity.
Candidates should apply as soon as possible to be considered for a place for September 2019 entry. All shortlisted applicants will be invited for interview at the University of Southampton. Note that if, due to your personal circumstances, you are unable to attend for interview in person, please get in touch.
Applications should be made online here selecting “PhD Computer Science (Full time)” as the programme. Please enter Centre for Doctoral Training in Machine Intelligence for Nano-electronic Devices and Systems (MINDS) under the Topic or Field of Research.
Applications should include:
The MINDS CDT accepts applications from those who wish to receive a funded scholarship, those who already have a funded scholarship from another source, or self-paying applicants (proof of funds will be required).
Our funded scholars receive enhanced stipends, £3,000 above the EPSRC baseline. The MINDS CDT Stipend for academic year 2019/20 is £18,009.
Please note that the funding available will normally support Home/EU students with standard research council restrictions. EU students are only eligible for a full studentship if they have lived, worked or studied within the UK for 3 years prior to the funding commencing. We will consider applications from exceptional candidates not meeting these criteria according to the EPSRC rules on flexibility. More information can be found on the EPSRC Website.
We welcome applications from future experts who have, or expect to shortly have, a very good undergraduate degree (at least a UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent), in computer science, electronics, or other closely related subject such as mathematics or physics.
EU and Overseas applicants should achieve an IELTS score of 6.5 with at least 6.0 in each competency. Click here for information on this and other accepted English language tests.