Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership - PhD studentship funding for Artificial Intelligence and Data-Driven research projects

Level of study
Doctoral research
Subject area
Type of Award
Research Council
Deadline for applying
Closed 30/06/2018 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Award Description

The Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership 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. The University of Birmingham project, led by Birmingham Law School, is titled: How can the BBC employ artificial intelligence to deliver data-driven personalised media content recommendations responsibly? You can read the project summary document here

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. 

The Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (M3C DTP) is a collaboration between six leading universities in the Midlands and students will join the wider M3C doctoral community.

Full details can be found on the M3C DTP website

Value of Award

A full-time studentship award consists of three parts:

  • 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)

Eligibility Criteria

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.

How to Apply

Details of how to apply can be found on the M3C DTP website.