PhD or EngD Studentships in Science and Engineering

Updated: 10 days ago
Location: London, ENGLAND
Deadline: 27 Apr 2021

UCL Department / Division
UCL Faculty
Location of position
Duration of Studentship
4 years
£18,609 per annum
Vacancy Information
The UCL EPSRC DTP has fully funded 4 year studentships available for study in any UCL Faculty through an open competition.
You can apply for MPhil/PhD, MRes/PhD, or EngD programmes in any UCL Faculty. Studentship projects must lie within the EPSRC Themes and Research Areas – which include topics such as Manufacturing the Future, Healthcare Technologies, Digital Economy and many more topics within Engineering, Physical Sciences, and Mathematical Sciences.
The UCL prospectus has details of the available research degree programmes. The list of UCL Faculty websites may help you to find more information and contact details for their constituent departments.
Studentships are expected to start on 27th September 2021 unless exceptional circumstances require an alternate start date.
Students will be initially registered for 4 years (or pro-rata equivalent for part-time students) and are expected to submit their thesis within this period.
Successful applicants must fulfil the academic entry requirements for the programme they are applying for. Further eligibility criteria are based on nationality and residence, see EPSRC regulations on Student eligibility .
These studentships are offered with open eligibility.
We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented within UCL at this level.
Studentships provide:
4 years fees (home rate)
Stipend at the UCL EPSRC DTP enhanced rate (£18,609 in 2021/22, rises with inflation each year)
Research Training Support Grant of £4,800 (to cover additional costs of training e.g. courses, project costs, conferences, travel)
Successful international students will also receive a UCL tuition fee support award to cover the additional overseas fees.
Applications for part-time study (minimum 50% full-time equivalent) are welcomed – stipend payment and duration will be adjusted pro-rata.
How to Apply
For full details on how to apply for a funded studentship, please see the UCL EPSRC Doctoral Training website.
All application documents must be submitted by 14:00 on 27th April 2021. 
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