We’re searching for people who want to make a difference in the world by conducting world-class research focused on enhancing human capabilities via the use of data-driven and intelligence-enabled systems. The curriculum lasts four years and involves a master’s degree. Successful candidates will use a people-first approach to drive exciting, adventurous, and impactful scientific breakthroughs while working alongside a rich and diverse set of industrial, public, and third sector partners, including Facebook, Tata, Ordnance Survey, Amicus Therapeutics, NHS, and Google.
The Centre is based in Swansea University’s £32.5 million state-of-the-art Computational Foundry, which is supported by the UK’s premier science and engineering organisation, the EPSRC. Multidisciplinary supervisors who are internationally leading research agendas in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Management, Medicine and Social Care, and Law will foster members of our Centre.
About the Scholarship:
Swansea University has been making a difference since 1920 as a research-led university. It is a world-class institution of higher learning with a reputation for academic excellence, ranking among the top 30 universities in the United Kingdom (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019) and among the top 251-300 universities worldwide (Times Higher Education Rankings 2020). The institution was named Welsh University of the Year 2019 and 2020, as well as receiving a Gold medal from the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for its exceptional teaching and learning results. It is one of the top ten universities in the United Kingdom for graduate employability (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education 2018). The institution is located in Swansea, Wales’ second largest city, which is noted for its strong cultural scene. Swansea University’s beautiful waterfront campuses make it a popular choice for international students. Swansea University’s two campuses have acquired the prestigious Green Flag Status Award, making them the first and only Welsh dual-campus university to do so. Swansea University, one of the most research-intensive universities in the country, has seen a 70 percent increase in research income over the last ten years. The institution has eight colleges spread between its Singleton Park and Bay campuses:College of Engineering, College of Arts and Humanities, College of Human and Health Sciences, Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law, School of Management, Swansea University Medical School, College of Science, Swansea University College of Science. The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA), the British Computer Society (BCS), the British Psychological Society (BPS), the Royal Aeronautical Society, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), the Bar Council of India, the Solicitors Regulation Authority, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), the
The university has produced a list of illustrious alumni who are trailblazers in their fields. Annabelle Apsion (Film Actress), Geoffrey Thomas (President of Kellogg College, Oxford), Jonathan Hill (Presenter of Wales Tonight on ITV Wales), Jason Mohammad (Television/Radio Presenter at BBC Wales), Chris White (English International Rugby Referee), Graham Ryder (Geologist, Lunar Scientist, and Recipient of the Barringer Medal in the year 2003), and Physicist Evan James Williams are among the notable alumni of Swansea University. Residential Services houses about 4,500 students, and all first-year undergraduate and postgraduate students who apply before June 31st are assured University housing. With almost 1,000 rooms, the largest facility is 4 kilometers from the main Singleton Campus. All students are housed in a combination of en suite and ordinary rooms in most regions.
Student Accomodation Swansea is operated by the university and organizes shared housing for students in the city as well as assisting students in obtaining private rental accommodation. Swansea is the second-largest city in Wales, located on the south coast about 70 kilometers west of Cardiff. The university campuses are within walking distance of the city center and the seashore. While the town is most known for its watersports and coastline scenery, the city also has a thriving nightlife and cultural scene that is particularly popular among UK students. Traditional strengths are in science disciplines, but humanities subjects, which are worldwide recognized, offer a major support. Swansea is one of the top 15 universities in the country for graduate employment, with a 97 percent employment rate.
According to its students, Swansea University boasts one of the greatest student experiences in the UK, continuously ranking in the top ten in the National Student Survey. In comparison to other major UK cities, Swansea has a cheap cost of living. The city is alive, dynamic, and hospitable, and it is frequently referred to as a “home away from home.”
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Swansea University
Host Country(s): United Kingdom
Scholarship Worth: £15,609
Study Level: PhD
Nationality: International Students
These scholarships cover the entire cost of tuition as well as an annual stipend (currently £15,609 per year for full-time students in 2021/221, updated annually).
Additional research funds will be available as well.
Eligibility for Scholarship
Thinking and methods, such as the ability to develop software or a desire to learn how to do so, are all important. While a degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Mathematics may demonstrate such aptitude, we are developing a society that aims to a high degree of diversity of viewpoint. Please consider applying if you have a background in the Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, Law, Management, or other related fields. A 2.1 undergraduate degree or an equivalent from Swansea University is required for admittance.
An IELTS average score of 6.5 is necessary for non-native English language speakers, with no element below 6.0. Please review the English Language Requirements for the University.
Candidates of any nationality are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
Please note that some candidates may be required to have ATAS clearance; more information on ATAS scheme eligibility can be found on the UK Government website.
ATAS clearance is not required as part of the scholarship application process; however, successful award winners (where appropriate) will be given instructions on how to apply for ATAS clearance in conjunction with their scholarship course offer.
Qualifications are still being researched.
Current study must be awarded/completed (as appropriate) prior to the course/scholarship start date of September 26, 2022, to comply with University concurrent study requirements. Any current course of study schedule/submission deadlines are superseded by this date.
The Swansea University UK 2022 Fully Funded EPSRC CDT PhD Scholarships is open to all international students
Are you both interested and qualified? To apply, go to Swansea University’s website at www.swansea.ac.uk.
To apply, please fill out the following information on the online application:
- Please pick Computer Science / Ph.D. / Full-time / 3 Year / October as your course of study.
- Please select 2022 as the start year.
- Paying (page 8) – ‘Are you funding your studies yourself?’ – select No – ‘Name of Individual or Organization Providing Funds for Study’ – input ‘RS51’
Please note that submissions that do not include the necessary information may be rejected.
As part of your online application, you MUST upload the following documents (please do not send these via email):
The application deadline for Swansea University UK 2022 Fully Funded EPSRC CDT PhD Scholarships is March 25, 2022