PhD study

Are you interested in joining us?

We host a community of over 40 PhD students conducting research across a broad range of research areas. Our PhD community is internationally diverse with students of all ages studying on a full or part-time basis. You can view our research or contact the relevant academic with an informal enquiry.

If you wish to apply for a PhD with us then please follow this link to the Vision, Speech and Signal Processing PhD application page.

Our PhD courses start in October, January, April and July and run for 48 months full time. Our offers may be conditional of applicants achieving the minimum requirements for IELTS and having satisfactory academic qualifications.

Please contact Nan Bennett once you have applied for a PhD position or successfully submitted a PhD online application form.

Contact CVSSP Admin if you have a general enquiry about a PhD.

Staff opportunities

Please visit the University's current vacancies page for job opportunities.


Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing (CVSSP)

Funding information:
These 3-year PhD studentships will cover Home/EU university tuition fees, a tax-free maintenance grant of up to £14,553 per annum and contribution to travel costs to present your research at national and international conferences.

Cyber-Security and Deep Learning for Autonomous Vehicles investigating the intersection of AI and cyber security

Funding information:
EPSRC Industrial Case studentship co-funded by Thales R&D. Funding will provide an annual tax-free stipend of approximately £14,553 and coverage of the home/EU tuition fees for 3.5 years.

Contact us

Find us

Centre for Vision Speech and Signal Processing
Alan Turing Building (BB)
University of Surrey