||Doctoral Training Partnership Scholarships at UNNC and SIAT, CAS
|Length of Scholarship
||Up to 36 months, subject to satisfactory progression
||11 September 2021
||16:00, 15 May 2021 (China Time)
The available PhD scholarship cover
- Tuition fee
- Monthly stipend
- Medical insurance with designated providers
- All above items are covered for up to 36 months based on satisfactory progression
- All regulations set out in the UNNC PhD Scholarship Policy apply
In addition to the above scholarship, successful candidates also have the opportunity to carry out paid teaching (after the completion of Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) training) or research assistant duties at UNNC since second year of their PhD programmes.
Available PhD research areas
- Biomedical Engineering
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering
- Machines and Control
- Advanced and Intelligent Manufacturing
- Artificial Intelligence and Optimisation
- Big Data Analysis and Information System
- Advanced Energy and Environmental Materials
PhD programme structure
PhD programmes at the UNNC are composed of 3 years research and a 1 year thesis pending period for full time PhDs. Full time PhDs are expected to submit their theses within a maximum of four years from initial registration.
PhD supervision is undertaken jointly by academics from University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC); Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (SIAT, CAS) and University of Nottingham UK (UNUK).
On successful completion of the PhD, the students will be awarded a PhD degree from University of Nottingham. No reference will be made on the degree certificate as to where the degree has been completed. The University of Nottingham PhD degree is accredited by the Chinese Ministry of Education and the UK Quality Assurance Agency.
Applicants must have a first class honours undergraduate degree or 65% and above for a Masters’ degree from a British university, or the equivalent from other institutions.
Applicants must meet the required English language proficiency for the relevant subject area. IELTS 6.5 (minimum 6.0 in all elements) or its equivalent is required for Faculty of Science and Engineering (FoSE) scholarship applicants.
More details can be found on the 'entry requirements' page of the website.
How to apply
No separate application is required for applying for a scholarship but please make sure you quote the scholarship reference number in your PhD application form. A list of required documents can be found on the 'how to apply' page.