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Other Studentships

Applicants should hold or expect to obtain a first or upper second class honours degree in a subject relevant to the proposed area of study; applicants deemed by Senate to hold an equivalent qualification will also be considered.

All applicants should also hold a relevant English language qualification.  All applications for studentships will be considered on a competitive basis and with regard to the applicant’s qualifications, skills, experience and interests.

Applicants should be aware that the competition for funded entry is very high. It is important that all parts of the application process are completed in accordance with instructions.  All applicants are advised to discuss their application with the staff noted within the project description prior to submission.

Applicants should note that disclosure of disability or personal circumstances should be made as part of the application process or as soon as possible thereafter in order to facilitate any necessary accommodation.


Closing Date


Annual PhD Studentship Competition for 2017/18 entry

24 Feb 17  

PhD Studentship in Big Data for MIDAS

24 Feb 17

Dr M Black

PhD Studentship in Analysis and Visualisation of Geo-Referenced

Big Health Data

24 Feb 17

Prof M Mulvenna

PhD Studentship in the Application of Al Techniques to Managing Supply Chains

28 Feb 17

Prof P Humphreys

ADRC - NI awards 2017

28 Feb 17

Prof G Leavey

DAERA Postgraduate Studentships 2017-18  (External Funding)

Please note that all applicants must also apply to Ulster University for admission to postgraduate RESEARCH studies

28 Feb 17
at 5pm

British Skin Foundation-Funded PhD Studentship

17 March 17

Dr A McDowell

TEAGASC PhD Walsh Fellowship Opportunity (MRes and PhD)

“Organic nutrients: defining risk and managing transfers at catchment scale”

5 May 17

Prof P Jordan

TEAGASC PhD Walsh Fellowship Opportunity (MRes and PhD)

"Organic nutrient management approaches for improved agronomic and water quality goals"

5 May 17

Prof P Jordan

Want to study on a self-funded basis?  Or have a private sponsor?

If you plan to self-fund your studies or have a sponsor who will fund your research study, you may apply at any point in the year – just download the research prospectus  to find out more about project areas which we are able to support at Ulster.

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