DISCnet PhD Student Opportunities

All students funded through DISCnet (core students) have 3.5 years of research funding, plus an additional 6 months of industrial placements on data-intensive science outside their PhD research.  Now in its third year, DISCnet has over 50 students.

Key facts:

  • Programme intensity: full time

  • Languages: English

  • Delivery mode: On campus

Admission requirements:

  • English language requirements

  • In order to satisfy visa requirements, this programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English. Please refer to individual recruitment procedures at the enrolling universities.

Academic requirements:

  • We normally require a first class honours BSc degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline, and/or relevant experience

Tuition Fee:

  • Free. Some of the funded studentships follow EU/EEA tuition funding eligibility, while some include international tuition fees

Application Deadlines:

  • Each department has its own deadlines for applications, many in February

  • We recommend being prepared to submit your application before the end of January

To apply please approach the DISCnet institutions directly: