Research Degree Scholarships



​Cardiff Met offers a number of doctoral scholarship schemes designed to offer opportunities for post graduate study in a range of disciplines. 

For details of individual schemes and projects, please click on the following links;​

Cardiff Metropolitan University's Research Innovation Awards (RIAs)

Research Innovation Awards (RIAs) aim to support the continued development of world leading and internationally excellent doctoral level research at Cardiff Metropolitan University.

Applications for these awards are invited from talented graduates wishing to pursue doctoral level study in a number of areas. 

PDR: Embedded Sensors for Next Generation Compression Garment Design 

The Surgical & Prosthetic Design (SPD) team, holders of the Queen's Anniversary prize for Higher and Further Education, are pleased to offer this opportunity to join the team as a PhD scholar researching within the field of wearable medical device design. 

The project is specifically concerned with the chronic condition lymphoedema and will aim to develop new knowledge of compression garment performance which can be used to inform the development of new designs to improve clinical efficacy related to the management of the condition. 

Completed applications should be returned to Kate Jefferies by 5pm on Friday 22nd July.  Shortlisted applicants will be invited for interview at the beginning of August. 

If you have any questions related to the project please contact Dr Dominic Eggbeer.


Cardiff School of Sport: An interdisciplinary mechanistic evaluation of altered perceptual effort and running performance with changes in attentional focus 

The aim of this project is to provide an interdisciplinary mechanistic understanding of the biomedical, neuromuscular and physiological mechanisms underpinning perceptual effort and performance during different attentional focus strategies.

  • For more information on the project click here. 
  • For more information on the Cardiff School of Sport click here. 
  • ​For an application form click here​. 

Completed applications should be returned to Susie Powell by 5pm on Friday 22nd July.  Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview in the week commencing 15th August.

If you have any questions related to the project please contact Dr Isabel Moore

Other Doctoral Scholarships

Details of doctoral scholarships currently available via Cardiff Met's academic schools are listed below: ​

Cardiff School of Sport

PhD Research Studentship (full-time) - Sport Psychology

PhD Scholarship Application Form
PhD Studentship (full-time) - Sympathetic activation during hypoxia - Based at Bangor University      

KESSII Scholarships

Details of KESSII Scholarships currently available at Cardiff Metropolitan University, please follow the link below:

KESSII Scholarships