PhD Studentships in Construction of the First Error Corrected Quantum Computer, UK

Students that wish to pursue their PhD in Physics abroad in the United Kingdom are offered this fantastic opportunity by offering their PhD Studentships in the Construction of the First Error Corrected Quantum Computer for the academic year 2022-2023.

The University of Sussex has organized this PhD scholarship for UK and EU national students that want to pursue a PhD degree in Physics. The students are expected to hold a relevant bachelor’s or master’s degree to be eligible to win this scholarship. The scholarship is worth £15,609.


Nice offer to get financial assistance in the UK.

The University of Sussex, a leading research-intensive university, currently ranked 246th in QS Global World Rankings 2021, is a public research university located in Falmer, East Sussex, and England. The University of Sussex strives to carry out high-quality research that addresses real-world issues.

Why study at the University of Sussex? The University of Sussex is an institute that provides the students a chance to change the world and is committed to high-quality teacher education built upon genuine partnerships, inspired by best classroom practice, and engaged in teaching as an intellectual and ethical vocation. Sussex is internationally recognized for drawing together leading academics from different disciplines and has an approach that ensures the most powerful and meaningful results.

Application Deadline: The applications for this scholarship must be submitted no later than 24th June 2022, 23:45.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of Sussex
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: £15,609
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: UK and EU
  • The award can be taken in the United Kingdom.


  • Eligible Countries: UK and EU students are eligible to apply.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Students can apply for a PhD degree programme in Physics at the University of Sussex.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must be UK Higher Education “Home Fee” status applicants or be EU residents satisfying the three-year residency requirement.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Students must make an admission application at Sussex. A separate scholarship application is not required. All students that apply for the PhD in Physics programme will be considered.
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • Personal statement
  • Degree certificates
  • Transcripts or grade
  • Academic reference
  • CV
  • Admission Requirements: The applicants must hold, or expect to hold, at least a UK upper second class degree (or non-UK equivalent qualification) in Physics, or a closely-related area, or else a lower second class degree followed by a relevant Master’s degree.
  • Language Requirement: The students must submit scores of the following English language proficiency tests:
  • IELTS – 6.5
  • TOEFL IBT – 88
  • PTE – 62
  • Duolingo – 115
  • CAE – 176
  • CPE – 176


The University of Sussex will provide the selected PhD students with the following benefits:

  • Fully-paid tuition fees for three and a half years.
  • A tax-free bursary for living costs for three and a half years. From October 22, this is expected to be £15,609 per year.
  • A support grant for three and a half years of £1,650 per year for travel and conferences.
  • Only UK Higher Education “Home Fee” status applicants and EU residents satisfying the three-year residency requirement are eligible.

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