PhD Studentships

Postgraduate Studentships

School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

PhD Studentships 2018/19

A number of Postgraduate Research Studentships are available within the School of Electronics Electrical Engineering and Computer Science for home and EU students enrolling in 2018.

Further information on potential projects which may be successful for an award are listed below.

Please note that not all projects are subject to internal QUB funding.

If you have a project of your own, then you should contact a possible supervisor about its viability.

Academic Requirements

A minimum 2.1 honours degree or equivalent in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or relevant degree is required.

More information on funding of a PhD can be found at


There are a number of PhD studentships available for applicants in the UK or EU who wish to undertake full-time research at Queen's. These 3 year and 4 year PhD studentships, potentially funded by the Department for Employment and Learning (DEL) or Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council commence on 1 October 2018.

In some instances, conditions on awards with eligibility for both fees and maintenance (£14,786 in 2018/19) depends on the applicants being either an ordinary UK resident or those EU residents who have lived permanently in the UK for the 3 years immediately preceding the start of the studentship. Non UK residents who hold EU residency may also apply but if successful may receive fees only.

Unfortunately we have no International Studentships available at this time 

Applicants should apply electronically through the Queen’s online application portal at:

The applications will be considered and accepted on a rolling basis.  


INTERREG VA Storage Platform for the Integration of Renewable Energy (SPIRE 2)

MHLS / ECIT Collaboration

Centre For Data Science And Scalable Computing (DSSC)

CSIT based PhD Reasearch Projects

A number of studentship based in CSIT sre available.

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