PhD Studentships in Faculty of Natural, Mathematics & Engineering Sciences

  • PHD
  • Funding type: Tuition fee. Stipend.

The Faculty of Natural, Mathematics & Engineering Sciences are proud to be offering over 60 studentships across the departments of Chemistry, Engineering, Informatics, Mathematics and Physics.

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Applications are invited for Faculty Studentships, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Studentships, and Science and Technology Facilities Research Council (STFC) Studentships in the Departments of Chemistry, Engineering, Informatics, Mathematics and Physics at King’s College London, to start in the following academic year.

All PhD students are expected to engage with the activities of their department, including contributing to their departments' teaching, for which separate payment will be made. Teaching helps students develop skills for future roles and training and mentoring in teaching and learning in higher education will be provided. Successful applicants will be expected to attend the Faculty’s Preparing to Teach course should they undertake additional teaching duties.

At King’s and within the Faculty of Natural, Mathematical & Engineering Sciences, we welcome all applicants and are deeply committed to embedding good equality and diversity practice into all of our activities so that the university is inclusive, welcoming and inspiring place to study, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation. The University and the Faculty are committed to Athena Swan Awards, King’s Race Equality Charter engagement, our participation in the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, and support for those with disabilities.

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The Studentships are funded for 3/3.5/4 years depending on the project to cover the full cost of Home tuition fees also a limited number of international fee waivers for EPSRC Studentships are available, plus a stipend bursary of £17,609 per annum, including London Allowance (the stipend bursary will rise each year to reflect the standard research council rates).


Candidates must apply via King’s Apply online application system.

The selection process will involve a pre-selection on application documents, if selected this will be followed by an invitation to an interview. If successful at the interview, an offer will be provided in due time.

Candidates are invited to apply as soon as possible

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Offers may be made to exceptional candidates before the deadline and late applications may be considered if studentships are still available.