Postgraduate Research Awards

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Engineering & Physical Sciences

School of Mathematics & Physics

Queen's University Belfast is a broadly based research-driven university with a dynamic world class research and education portfolio, and strong international connections.

Funding is available for a number of awards through the Department for Employment & Learning (DEL), including Collaborative Awards in Science and Technology (CAST), Overseas Research Students Awards Scheme (ORSAS) and the European Social Fund (ESF), for postgraduate students commencing in October.

University Studentships will be allocated for international students in key research areas in realisation of its internationalisation strategy.

Awards will be made on a selective basis to areas of research priority in Schools, and will be available on a competitive basis to the best-qualified candidates.

Full details are available on the website at:

Queen's University Website

School of Mathematics & Physics:

  • Astrophysics Research Centre;
  • Atomistic Simulation;
  • Nanostructured Media;
  • Plasma Physics;
  • Pure Mathematics;
  • Statistics;
  • Theoretical & Computational Physics.

    Individual awards vary but cover fees and a minimum maintenance allowance of £12,600 per annum.

    Applicants must have, or expect to obtain, at least a 2.1 honours degree or equivalent;

    ORSAS applicants are expected to have a first class honours degree or equivalent.

    Follow the links below for more details and application contacts.

    The closing date for receipt of all applications is Wednesday 14th February.

    Applications are invited to be made electronically at: Application Form

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