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IGGI Centre for Doctoral Training

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IGGI logo We offer fully-funded studentships to research students in the fields of intelligent games and game intelligence, studying in our School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering.

The Intelligent Games and Game Intelligence Centre for Doctoral Training (IGGI) is a collaboration between the University of York, the University of Essex and Goldsmiths, University of London. It will train the next generation of researchers, designers, developers and entrepreneurs in digital games.

The centre is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Your training

IGGI offers you a unique opportunity to undertake PhD research in collaboration with our 60 industrial games partners and world-leading academics. You'll be funded for four years and receive technical and transferable skills training and industry experience.

EPSRC doctoral training

EPSRC-funded centres bring together diverse areas of expertise to train engineers and scientists with the skills, knowledge and confidence to tackle today's evolving issues, and future challenges. They also provide you with a supportive and exciting environment, create new working cultures, build relationships between teams in universities and forge lasting links with industry.