• Monday, January 10, 2022

  • CUI

  • International Office


The College of Engineering & Physical Sciences is inviting talented and ambitious students to apply for International PhD Studentships in Highly Integrated Coherent Optical Fibre Communications. This studentship is open for the academic year 2022/2023. This study programme is available for brilliant students from around the world who want to undertake a PhD degree at Aston University. The positions are available to start in March, July, or October 2022.

Course Level: PhD

Subject: PhD degree in Highly Integrated Coherent optical fibre Communications

Grants: Aston University will cover the Home fees rate, plus a maintenance allowance of at least £15,609 (subject to eligibility). Outstanding applicants will qualify for additional support of up to £3,000 per year.

Eligibility Criteria: Applications are accepted from around the world.

The successful applicants should have been awarded, or expect to achieve, a Master’s degree in a relevant subject with a 60% or higher weighted average, and/or a First or Upper Second Class honours degree (or equivalent qualification from an overseas institution) in physics, applied physics, or electronic/electrical engineering. Preferred skill requirements include knowledge/experience of optical fibre communications, photonics, and/or mathematical modelling of physical systems, including digital signal processing and machine learning.

· Applicants must be overseas citizens.

Supporting Documents: Copies of grade transcripts

· Passport

· Please include the supervisor name, project title, and project reference in your Personal Statement.

· The application must be accompanied by a short “research proposal” statement.

Deadline: 31 January 2022

How to apply: