School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering

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We offer many funding opportunities to support both undergraduate and postgraduate students, including a broad range of University of Essex scholarships and studentships.


Our range of scholarships and bursaries to support talented students ensures that we remain accessible to all with the potential to succeed, regardless of financial circumstances.

Alternatively search our scholarship finder to see the funding we have for you.

PhD Studentships

Throughout the year we may advertise studentships that are available through the School, and through the Faculty of Science and Health. 

Please read the opportunity pages carefully for information on supervision, applicant criteria, and any funding that may be available.

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics for NDT

The School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering at the University of Essex in collaboration with The Welding Institute (TWI) is pleased to announce a PhD studentship in “Artificial Intelligence for NDT - Development of AI systems for robotic path planning and automated defect detection”.

This project seeks to continue the advancement of the robotic inspection cells in TWI (Intacom) by introducing additional methods such as eddy currents and laser ultrasound.

Lead department: School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering

Closing date: 21st June 2021

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How to apply - PhD studentships

You should apply via the Essex postgraduate applications portal, ideally making contact with potential PhD supervisors before applying.

You can also find out more about our current areas of research on our staff profiles.

Questions and queries about the studentships should be sent to the School's Postgraduate Administrator (

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