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PhD Studentships in Security and Privacy & Visual Analytics at University of Brighton in UK, 2018

­The University of Brighton is looking for two highly motivated PhD students to work on two different projects: Security and Privacy and Visual Analytics. This studentship is available to UK and EU residents.

The aim of the University of Brighton postgraduate scholarship is to enable and encourage academically able students from any nationality.

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The University of Brighton is a University of 20,685 students and 2,700 staff based on five campuses in Brighton, Eastbourne, and Hastings on the south coast of England.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Applications Deadline: July 23, 2018
  • Course Level: Studentships are available to study PhD programme.
  • Study Subject: Studentships are awarded in the fields of security and privacy, and visual analytics.
  • Scholarship Award: This studentship is funded by EPSRC and is worth at least £60,300 over three years (ie fees and stipend), subject to satisfactory progress. It is open to UK residents and potentially one EU resident
  • Nationality: Available to UK and EU residents.
  • Number of Scholarships: Up to two studentships are available.
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: This studentship is available to UK and EU residents.  Candidates from outside the EU are not eligible for this studentship.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Academic entry requirements

Applicants should have a minimum of a 2:1 undergraduate degree and hold or expect to achieve excellent grades in a masters degree, in a relevant subject from a UK university or comparable qualifications from another recognised university.

Applicants are also required to submit a research proposal of no more than 1,000 words (pdf).

English language entry requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English must have successfully completed a Secure English Language Test (SELT) in the last two years. Applicants who have obtained or are studying for a UK degree may apply without a SELT.

However, the university may request a SELT is taken as part of any award made.

English language IELTS requirements are minimum of 6.0 in each component.

If you have an English language qualification other than IELTS, please contact us to see if you are eligible to apply for a studentship. The UK Home Office will not accept TOEFL tests as proof of meeting the English language requirements.

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: We will only consider complete applications – the application is complete once you have uploaded all of the following:

  • your research proposal (maximum 1,000 words)
  • copies of your bachelors and master certificates, including transcripts
  • copy of your IELTS (or equivalent) certificate (if applicable)
  • copy of your passport
  • two references uploaded or requested – one must be an academic reference from your most recent period of study. Both must have been written within the last year.

To submit your application please follow these steps:

  1. Click the ‘apply online now’ button, on the right.
  2. Select ‘register and start a new application’ to create your user account.
  3. Once you are logged in, select ‘apply to a new course’.
  4. Select the type of course ‘research degree’.
  5. Select mode of study ‘full-time’.
  6. Select ‘Doctoral College’.
  7. Select ‘Secure, Intelligent and Usable Systems’.
  8. Select the course ‘MPhil/PhD’.
  9. Click ‘apply’.

You will now be able to complete the online application form.

Online Application

Scholarship Link