The University of Exeter is proud to announce its ICASE PhD Studentship for UK and EU Students. The studentship is funded via the EPSRC Industrial Cooperative Awards in Science & Technology (CASE) scheme, via a grant awarded to DSTL.
The program aims to undertake world-leading research, while training scientists and engineers with the relevant research skills and knowledge, and professional attributes for industry and academia.
Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
Founded in 1955, the University of Exeter has six academic colleges that provide undergraduate, masters and research level programs for the students. It offers a wide range of subjects across science, humanities and social sciences.
Why at the University of Exeter? The university offers world-class facilities and small enough to nurture a community based on the pursuit of academic excellence. Here, candidates can come to the forefront in the professional world and get employment opportunities.
The studentships are of value around £110,000, which includes £25,000 towards the research project (travel, consumables, equipment, etc.), tuition fees, and an annual, tax-free stipend of approximately £16,500 per year.
- University or Organization: University of Exeter
- Department: Departments of Physics and Engineering
- Course Level: PhD
- Award: £110,000
- Access Mode: Online
- Number of Awards: 1
- Nationality: UK&EU Students
- The award can be taken in the UK
ICASE PhD Studentship for UK and EU Students at University of Exeter, 2020 Eligibility
- Eligible Countries: Applications from UK and EU countries are eligible to apply for the studentship.
- Acceptable Course or Subjects: The studentship is part of the UK’s Centre of Doctoral Training in Metamaterials (XM2) based in the Departments of Physics and Engineering. Prospective students can consider projects from a wide variety of fields: Acoustic and Fluid-dynamical Metamaterials, Biological and Bio-inspired Metamaterials, Graphene and other 2D Materials, and Related Devices, Magnonics, Spintronics, and Magnetic Metamaterials, Microwave Metamaterials, Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites, Optical, Infra-red, and THz Photonics and Plasmonics, Quantum Metamaterials, Wave Theory, and Spatial Transformations.
- Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, applicants must have to meet the following criteria:
- Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline (minimum 2:1).
- Vision and motivation (for research & professional development).
- Evidence of the ability to work collaboratively and to engage in a diverse community.
- How to Apply for ICASE PhD Studentship for UK and EU Students at University of Exeter, 2020: Applications are made to the Metamaterials program for a PhD in Physics/Engineering. Please send your application consisting of ALL items listed below to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Supporting Documents: Candidates must submit degree transcript(s) giving information about the qualification awarded, the modules are taken during the study period, and the marks for each module taken, an academic CV, A cover letter outlining your research interests in general, the title of the project(s) you are applying for, a personal statement and contact details of two academic referees.
- Admission Requirements: For taking admission, candidates are required to meet the academic requirements of the university.
- Language Requirement: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language requirements in order to be able to study at the university.