PhD My Life in Data

The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Engineering

Program Description

PhD My Life in Data

The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Engineering

The Horizon Centre for Doctoral Training offers 10-20 places on the four-year research programme, My Life in Data, which focuses on researching personal data and the traces we leave behind. This data is now a major business and societal asset and can reveal a wealth of information about our habits, behaviours, preferences, relationships and emotions.

Programme overview

The PhD programme accepts applicants from a wide range of backgrounds including computer science, engineering, mathematics, human factors, psychology, sociology, business, geography, social science and the arts.

The course consists of taught modules, annual summer schools, retreats and a three month internship taken with one of the CDT’s partner organisations.

Funding

All home students and others eligible for full funding will receive a stipend of £16,600 per annum for 2017 entry, a laptop and their tuition fees paid.

In addition, all agreed research costs will be supported by the CDT.

Entry requirements

To apply, you will need a first or upper-second-class honours degree or MSc in a relevant subject.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated September 5, 2017
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This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2017
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4 years
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China - Ningbo
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