Research studentships and scholarships

The University of Greenwich supports postgraduate research opportunities with a range of scholarships and studentships.

Postgraduate research studentships

We currently invite applications for the following research studentships:

MPhil/PhD Scholarship: Evolution of Manufacturing Systems and its Manufacturing Strategies: From Firm-based to Business Ecosystem-based

, Faculty of Business, Systems Management and Strategy


Ref: VCS-BUS-04-16

Closing date: June 12, 2016

MPhil/PhD Scholarship: English Literature - Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press

, Faculty of Architecture, Computing and Humanities


Ref: VCS-ACH-01-16

Closing date: June 30, 2016

MPhil/PhD Scholarship: The parish church, memorialization and community, c. 1700 to the present day

, Faculty of Architecture, Computing and Humanities


Ref: VCS-ACH-06-16

Closing date: June 30, 2016

MPhil/PhD Scholarship: The Student Experience and Labour Market Outcomes of Black Students in British Higher Education Institutions

, Faculty of Architecture, Computing and Humanities


Ref: VCS-ACH-04-16

Closing date: June 30, 2016

MPhil/PhD Scholarship: Computational methods for nutrients and drugs absorption and transportation in human body

, Faculty of Architecture, Computing and Humanities


Ref: VCS-ACH-07-16

Closing date: June 30, 2016

MPhil/PhD Scholarship in 3D printing of medical devices

, Faculty of Engineering and Sciences


Ref: PGRO-SCI-06-15

Closing date: July 5, 2016

MPhil/PhD Scholarship: Nursing Apprenticeships: A case study of nursing apprentices’ and workforce stakeholders’ motivations, aspirations, expectations and experiences.

, Faculty of Education and Health


Ref: VCS-EH-16-01

Closing date: July 8, 2016

MPhil/PhD Scholarship: Age-related alterations of anticipatory postural adjustments during volitional and goal-directed gait initiation and their relationship with falls: Exploration with vertical ground reaction forces and motor cortical EEG recordings.

, Faculty of Education and Health


Ref: VCS-EH-16-04

Closing date: July 11, 2016

MPhil/PhD Scholarship: Identification of chemical signals which modulate oviposition behaviour of the disease vector Aedes aegypti in urban environments

, Faculty of Engineering and Sciences, Natural Resources Institute


Ref: DTA-ES-01-16

Closing date: July 12, 2016

MPhil/PhD Scholarship: Understanding metabolic responses during long-term storage; the impact of the oxygen gradient on apple metabolism

, Faculty of Engineering and Sciences, Natural Resources Institute


Ref: VCS-ES-05a-16

Closing date: July 12, 2016

MPhil/PhD Scholarship: Bioinformatician: Characterisation of virus populations of food security crops using Next Generation Sequencing (NGS)

, Faculty of Engineering and Sciences, Natural Resources Institute


Ref: VCS-ES-05b-16

Closing date: July 12, 2016

MPhil/PhD Scholarship: Disclosure, Disability and Performance Management: Exploring the Linkages

, Faculty of Business


Ref: VCS-BUS-02-16

Closing date: July 15, 2016

MPhil/PhD Scholarship: The potential of sport as a vehicle to address social issues amongst females

, Faculty of Education and Health


Ref: PGRO-EH-01-16

Closing date: July 26, 2016

MPhil/PhD Scholarship: Characterising the structural dynamics of the Bacillus anthracis protective antigen pore for biomedical applications

, Faculty of Engineering and Sciences, Life Sports Sciences


Ref: DTA-ES-02-16

Closing date: July 29, 2016

Applying for a postgraduate research studentship

If you're interested in applying for a studentship, start by getting in touch to find out more about the research programme, and to discuss your suitability.

To apply for a studentship, you must:

  • have a first-class or upper second-class Bachelor's degree with honours, or a Master's degree (UK or UK equivalent) in a relevant discipline
  • have previous research experience, for example for an undergraduate or Master's degree dissertation
  • understand the difference between a taught degree and a research degree, in terms of approach, personal discipline and motivation

If your first language is not English, you will also need a language proficiency score of at least IELTS 6.5 or an equivalent UK VISA and Immigration secure English Language Test.

What to study as a postgraduate?

Research programmes

See the wide range of research programmes available at Greenwich.

Apply for a research degree

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