Fully Funded PhD Studentships for International Students at Loughborough University
Loughborough University is a top-ten rated university in England for research intensity (REF, 2014) and an outstanding 66% of the work of Loughborough’s academic staff who were eligible to be submitted to the REF was judged as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’, compared to a national average figure of 43%.
Call for Application
Applications are invited for PhD studentships to start in October 2020 or January 2021 based in the School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering.
The School is committed to investing in the next generation of exceptional researchers, and applications are welcomed from high caliber students wishing to pursue research in the following areas:
- Building energy
- Construction products and processes
- Construction projects and organization
- Digital construction
- Transport and urban planning
- Water engineering
Each three-year studentship provides a tax-free stipend of £15,009 a year (2019/20 rates – stipend will rise in line with the level set by UK research councils) for the duration of the studentship plus tuition fees at the UK/EU rate.
International students may apply for these positions, however, funding will only cover tuition fees at the international rate and no stipend will be available – you will be responsible for your own living costs (estimated at £15,000 a year).
All applications should be made online (please visit the website to apply) and must include a research proposal. Under school/department name, select ‘Civil and Building Engineering’ or ‘Civil and Building Engineering (Built Environment)’. Please quote reference ABCE20.
The deadline: Applications is 2 February 2020.
You are strongly advised to discuss your research proposal with an academic member of staff before applying. Please see the school website for contact details.
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