Scholarships Details

Swansea University is a UK top 30 institution for research excellence (Research Excellence Framework 2014), and has been named Welsh University of the Year 2017 by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide. Applications are now invited for a fully funded PhD studentship in Mechanical Engineering, Nonlinear Dynamics and Uncertainty.

Applications are invited from International students who wants to pursue a PhD program in Mechanical Engineering at Swansea University, UK.

This scholarship program covers the full cost of UK/EU and international tuition fees, plus a tax free stipend of £14,296 per annum.

The successful candidate is expected to their studentship on 1st September 2017.


Applicants should have a first class (1:1), upper second class (2:1) Bachelor’s degree (or its overseas equivalent) and/or Master’s degree qualification in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering or a related area.

Candidates with experience in structural dynamics and those with a background in Mathematics are encouraged to apply. Experience in MATLAB coding and vibration testing and/or industrial experience is desirable.

This studentship is open to UK/EU and international students.


The studentship covers the full cost of UK/EU and international tuition fees, plus a tax free stipend of £14,296 p.a.

How to Apply

To apply, please complete and return your:

CV (including a list of publications and names of two references)
English language test certificate (non-native English speaking applicants)
BSc and MSc transcripts (if applicable)
by email to: Dr Hamed Haddad Khodaparast ( and Professor Michael Friswell (

The deadline for applications is Monday 1st May 2017.

Informal enquiries about this studentship are welcome and may be directed to Dr Khodaparast or Professor Friswell on the email addresses above or by telephone: +44 (0)1792 606315.

For More Information Visit The Scholarship Webpage