GAIG Game AI Research Group @ QMUL

[Call for Applications] 2018 Fully-funded PhD studentships in Game AI


We have a number of fully-funded PhD studentships open to Home/EU and Overseas students in the general area of Game Artificial Intelligence.

These are three-year studentships covering tuition fees as well as a tax-free stipend of £16,553 per annum (2017 rate including London weighting, expected to increase for 2018 and subsequent years).

Candidates must have a first-class or 2:1 honours degree or equivalent, and/or a good MSc degree in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, or a related discipline. Experience in research and a track record of publications are advantageous but not a strict requirement.

Topics include but are not limited to:

  • General Video Game AI
  • Deep RL
  • Real-Time Strategy Games
  • Combinatorial Multi-Armed Bandits
  • Noisy Optimisation in Games
  • AI-Driven Game Design
  • Player Modelling
  • Gameplay Metrics
  • Human-like Agents


Candidates should apply here: and are recommended to make email contact with their proposed supervisor in parallel with the application (possible supervisors).

Deadline: 31 January 2018

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