Fully-Funded EPSRC Studentships – Materials

Fully-funded 3 and 3.5-year PhD studentships are available for October 2014 entry in the School of Materials at The University of Manchester.

Full Studentships are available for UK/EU* students in all areas of research and cover payment of tuition fees in full and annual tax-free maintenance payments of at least £13,726. Students who have, or expect to achieve a UK First Class or Upper Second Class bachelor degree or equivalent in any science, engineering or management discipline are eligible to apply.

A research degree from the School and the University is held in the highest esteem and recognised worldwide; many of our graduates work in the most prestigious institutions and organisations throughout the world.  We are the largest school of Materials in Europe and we can offer an unrivalled breadth of research in Materials, including Biomaterials, Ceramics and Inorganics, Corrosion and Protection, Engineering and Process Metallurgy, Polymers, Composites and Carbon, Textile Technology and Design and Fashion Business.

The School provides first-class opportunities and facilities for our students to study specific subjects in-depth to a postgraduate research degree level. Much of the School’s research is multidisciplinary, and students from a variety of science, engineering and management backgrounds can apply their first degree to a project dealing with important real-life issues. The research is industry-driven, finding direct application in meeting the needs of the School’s industrial partners.

The global reputation of the School provides many openings into a variety of career paths as our PhD graduates gain not just a postgraduate qualification, but also essential transferable skills which are highly valued by employers. For further information about postgraduate research training in the school see:

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Apply online by clicking the APPLY button below.

The closing date is 1st March 2014

For further information please contact sandra.kershaw@manchester.ac.uk who can arrange for you to visit the School to see our state-of-the-art facilities and discuss PhD opportunities in more detail.

*EU nationals must have lived in the UK for 3 years prior to the start of the programme to be eligible for a full award (fees and stipend). EU nationals who have lived elsewhere in the EU for the 3 years prior to the start of the programme would be eligible for a fees-only award.

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