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PhD Studentships


Queen Mary student in a laboratoryThe Faculty of Science and Engineering hosts over 900 doctoral research students supervised by more than 300 academic research staff, and with access to world-leading facilities. Our students are well supported by Queen Mary's doctoral college.

We also host multiple UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) funded Centres for Doctoral Training and Doctoral Training Partnerships in areas such as AI in Music, Intelligent Games and Game Intelligence, Data-Intensive Science in Particle Physics and Astronomy, Data-centric Engineering and AI in Drug Discovery 

For 2022 entry, Queen Mary University of London will be offering four fully-funded doctoral studentships (tuition fees and stipend at the UKRI London rate) to UK applicants from a BAME background. Two BAME studentships will be awarded in the Faculty of Science and Engineering. 

Studentships for 2023 entry 

31 fully-funded studentships are available for September 2023 entry across this Faculty in our strategic research themes including fundamental discovery science.  

Call and advertisements for available positions will come out in early November 2022 with a deadline of 31 January 2023. Find out how to apply for a PhD at Queen Mary. 

We also have studentships available under the Chinese Scholarship Council, CONACyT, HEC and many other international funders and partners.  

More information about our PhD opportunities can also be found on the relevant School website: 

Further information for our international applicants can be found on our dedicated International pages.  

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