Full-time PhD Studentship available at The Open University (STEM Faculty)

The Open University

PhD 4 years Milton Keynes, UK

Uploaded 27 Jul 2021

Job Description

The School of Physical Sciences invites applications for a full-time PhD studentship from a range of projects which fall within the research theme of Space Instrumentation.

Details of the PhD projects we are offering for a February 2022 start can be found here: 


How to apply

If you would like to apply, please read the guidance on applying for a PhD studentship here and send the following to [email protected] by the application deadline: 

  • a completed Application form UK
  • an up to date CV
  • a list of individual courses taken, and grades obtained
  • a personal statement
  • a scan of the photo pages of your passport
  • any other relevant information that you think may support your case for consideration


You do not need to submit a research proposal for any of these projects, as they are already defined by us. You are encouraged to contact the lead supervisor of the project(s) for any informal enquiries.


The research studentships provide a maintenance grant of £15,609 per year directly payable to the student, and cover the University fees. The advertised studentships are open only to UK citizens or permanent residents due to the funding criteria. 


Closing date for applications: Friday 17 September 2021 (5.00pm)

Interviews will take place remotely on Tuesday 28 September 2021

We are committed to widening participation and awarding PhD studentships to a diverse community of applicants. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups.

Equal Opportunity is University policy