Whether you’re looking to begin an academic career or want to develop your skills and expertise for a career in industry, studying for a PhD will be a journey that will stimulate your passion for your subject and push you to reach your potential.
You’ll join a friendly, supportive and diverse community of postgraduate researchers who come from all over the world.
As well as a lead supervisor who’ll provide guidance and support on your project, you’ll be associated with one or more of our research institutes and groups, being part of a small community with whom you’ll interact on a daily basis.
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Fully funded 4 year PhD places
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Links with industry
You’ll benefit from our close working relationships with a large number of key companies and academic institutions in the UK and overseas. You’ll have the opportunity to attend industry talks, seminars and conferences where you’ll meet and network with colleagues from industry and academia. Many of our funded project studentships are in collaboration with our industrial partners.