The University of Surrey Doctoral College is inviting applications for the Future Communication Networks Beyond 2030 for Phd students to study in the UK for the 2019/2020 academic session.

The University of Surrey is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research. With a beautiful and vibrant campus, they provide exceptional teaching and practical learning to inspire and empower their students for personal and professional success.

The 5G Innovation Centre hosted at the University of Surrey is the world’s first dedicated to the next generation of mobile communication systems and an international hub for telecommunication research and innovation. The centre collaborates with key ICT service providers, network and device manufacturers and test equipment solution providers to develop innovative solutions and standards for 5G networks. It is a directly funded PhD opportunity in investigating the radical design of networking mechanisms. Duration
3 years

Worth of Award

  • A directly funded project available to students worldwide. £20,800 p.a. for tuition fees.
  • A stipend of £13,863 p.a.


This PhD position will investigate the radical design of networking mechanisms including but not limited to: future routing and packet forwarding techniques, new network control architectures, network support for emerging applications with emphasis on holographic and haptic-based communications.

How to Apply

  • We have developed a PGR Applicant Guide that provides information on the process of applying for a doctoral programme, including finding a supervisor, fees and funding information and advice from current postgraduate researchers.
    There are also details on international support and the services, training and career development available to you.
  • Request the PGR Applicant guide.

Deadline: Application closes December 31st, 2018


Click here for more details and to apply

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