PhD Advanced Metallic Systems CDT / Overview

Year of entry: 2021

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Degree awarded
Doctor of Philosophy
Duration
48 Months. [Full-Time]
Entry requirements

Applicants should have or be about to obtain a first or upper second class honours degree or a masters level degree with a merit or above in a relevant engineering discipline or in a subject such as physics, chemistry or maths. http://www.metallicscdt.co.uk/apply

Full entry requirements

How to apply

Apply online  

Please apply to the specific plan: Year1 PhD Advanced Metallics CDT

You should include details of your previous study, your research project title and the name of the academic member of staff you would like to supervise your research.

We strongly recommend that you make contact with your proposed supervisor before submitting an application.

Programme options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
PhD Y N N N

Programme description

The Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Metallic Systems was established in January 2009, with a £6.3M investment from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). It is a partnerships between The University of Manchester and The University of Sheffield to provide a national training centre for doctoral scientists and engineers in metallurgy and related disciplines.

This programme offers a new direction for PhD study, with an exciting and interdisciplinary approach to postgraduate research training, combining a foundation year to reinforce core skills with a 3-year doctoral level thesis project.

The Centre aims to prepare the next generation of Metallic Materials Engineers with the right skills set for research leadership in a globally competitive market place.  

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Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2021, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • PhD (full-time)
    UK students (per annum): TBC
    International, including EU, students (per annum): Standard £24,500, Low £25,500, High £27,500

Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.

Please note for the majority of projects where experimentation requires further resource: higher fee bands (where quoted) will be charged rather than the base rate for supervision, administration and computational costs. The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive and, therefore, you will not be required to pay any additional bench fees or administration costs.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of the course for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your project.

Scholarships/sponsorships

Full Scholarships are available for eligible UK nationals and EU nationals who have been resident in the UK for at least 3 years prior to first enrolment. Fees only funding is available for other EU nationals. Full Scholarships include minimum maintenance payments of £16,000/annum. For further information please see 'About the course' or contact pgr-materials@manchester.ac.uk . Scholarships are awarded based on the merit of each application against the applications of other applicants.

Contact details

Department
Department of Materials
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone
0161 306 3581
Email
Website
https://www.manchester.ac.uk/materials
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