Civil & Environmental EngineeringFully funded PhD studentships

Interested in a fully-funded PhD?

On this page, you'll find links to available PhD Studentships in our Department. 

We're currently looking for students who hold (or expect to gain) either a 1st Class Honours Degree or a Masters-level Degree at Distinction level for some possible scholarship opportunities.   If you're an excellent candidate and are interested in starting a PhD, please get in touch with

The Industrial Doctorate provides opportunities for company employees who are carrying out high quality research in the normal course of their work to register for and obtain a PhD degree from the University of Strathclyde.

The aim of the programme is to establish cooperation between the University, a company and an employee/ researcher, on a specific project that is of high value to all participating parties.

It therefore serves to help bridge the gap between industry and academia.

Find out more information about the Industrial Doctorate.

The Faculty of Engineering at the University of Strathclyde is offering a substantial number of scholarships for international students with outstanding academic qualifications. 

Students may be eligible for a scholarship towards their tuition fees of up £3,340 for the first year of their programme of study.

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers a range of PhD research projects, many of which are supported by funding from research councils, the Scottish Government and Industrial partners. 


Some of these offer full funding for UK student fees; we advise you to please read the funding criteria for each project carefully. 


Find out more information about current research opportunities in the Department.