The Cardiff University is pleased to offer PhD Studentship in Earth and Ocean Sciences. UK/EU and international students are eligible to apply.

The aim of the PhD studentship is to enable and encourage academically able students from any nationality.

Cardiff is established as one of Britain’s leading universities. Its ambition is to be among the top 100 universities in the world and top 20 in the UK.

Candidates should hold or expect to gain a first class or a good 2.1 in a relevant subject area.

Degree Level: Studentship is awarded to undertake PhD degree programme.

Available Subject: Studentship is awarded in Earth and Ocean Sciences: The geology of ‘deep’ slow slip and tremor: Instability in the viscous regime?

Scholarship Benefit: Full tuition fees for UK/EU and Oversees students will be covered.


  • Open to all students of any nationality without restrictions(UK/EU and International)
  • Candidates should hold or expect to gain a first class or a good 2.1 in a relevant subject area.

Nationality: UK/EU (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom) and International students are eligible to apply.


Application Procedure: Consideration is automatic on applying for a Doctorate of Philosophy in Earth and Ocean Sciences (October 2017). In the research proposal section of your application, please specify the project title and supervisors of this project and copy the project description in the text box provided. In the funding section, please select “I will be applying for a scholarship / grant” and specify that you are applying for advertised funding from the ERC Project ‘MICA’.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is February 24, 2017.

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