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Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering PhD Funding in UK

The University of Sheffield, UK offers PhD funding to international students for a research studies under the Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering.

The Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering is world leading in the quality and impact of its research. Key to this success is the department’s community of PhD and postdoctoral researchers.  The scholarship opportunity is to aid recruit highly motivated and talented PhD students with potential to become world leading researchers.

Funding is highly competitive and only applications with an offer of study and a strong supporting case from prospective Supervisor(s) will be considered by a departmental panel.

Level/Field of Study: PhD degree programme under the department.

Eligible Countries: International Students.

Benefits: The research study is fully funded by the university.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants to have a minimum undergraduate Honours degree (UK 2:1 or better) or MSc (Merit or Distinction) in a relevant Science or Engineering subject from a reputable institution.
  • Guidance is available for overseas candidates about equivalent qualifications provided by the University International Office.
  • Applicants with other qualifications or experience should contact the Department’s Research Support Officer so that we can check on your eligibility.
  • An approved English Language qualification such as IELTS (a minimum overall score of 6.5 (with 6 in each component) is required) or TOEFL (a minimum overall score of 88 is required with at least 19 in Listening, 19 in Writing, 20 in Reading and 22 in Speaking). Full information about what we accept can be found here.
  • Evidence of your potential to carry out a research study successfully. This may come from any of the following: 
    – Your research proposal
    – Excellent marks in a substantial research project/dissertation undertaken as part of your undergraduate or masters course (including detail of any awards and/or prizes)
    – Academic references which clearly demonstrate your strengths as an independent research
    – Authorship of academic papers in internationally recognised journals or conferences

Application Procedure

The application for this scholarship follows this steps:

  • Reading the PhD Project page
  • Identification of your preferred Supervisors
  • Drafting of your PhD research project proposal
  • Inclusion of supporting documents
  • Completion and submission of your Postgraduate Online Application Form
  • Then, the interview

Application Deadline: 10th February, 2020.

To learn more about this scholarship visit the official website – Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering PhD Funding in UK.

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