Department of Materials Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Doctoral Training Account (DTA) Award

University of Manchester

United Kingdom

February 14, 2022

Description

Department of Materials Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

(EPSRC) Doctoral Training Account (DTA) Award

Type of award

Studentship

Managing department

Department of Materials

Value

Full studentship: tuition fees, maintenance and consumables for those who meet residency criteria

Specified use

Tuition fees and maintenance.

Tenable period

3.5 years

Continuation of award

Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.

Number available

Approximately 10-12 each year.

Funding provider

The University of Manchester

Level(s) of study

This funding is available to students undertaking the following types of study:

  • Postgraduate research
  • Allowed study options

    This funding is available to students undertaking the following modes of study:

  • Full-time
  • Part-time
  • Subject restrictions

    This funding is available to students undertaking study in:

  • Materials
  • Academic requirements

    Minimum upper second class UK honours degree or equivalent.

    Nationality restrictions

    This funding is available to students from the UK and EU.

    Other eligibility criteria

    Funding will cover tuition fees and annual maintenance payments of at least the Research Council minimum (currently £13,590) for eligible UK and EU applicants. 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.

    Application procedure

    University PG application form.

    Selection criteria

    Applications are ranked according to: research area within the EPSRC remit; quality of applicant; supervision by new staff; project in new research areas of strategic importance; availability of CASE-style top-up and uniform distribution across the school..

    Closing date

    Contact the Department for details.

    Decision date

    Contact the Department for details.

    Deferral information

    Award may be deffered.

    Deferral must not be for more than one year after original start date and is at discretion of project supervisor and admissions panel.

    Additional information

    The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) allocates funds (ie DTAs) directly to the School. Schools decide how to use these funds and which individual projects to fund. Various DTA funded School projects are advertised on the University and School web pages.

    A portion of DTA funds will be allocated to the International Doctorate Scheme, providing partial awards to all nationalities. The difference between the standard UK and International tuition fee must be provided from non EPSRC DTA sources

    Contact details for enquiries
  • Mrs Sandra Kershaw Department of Materials Tel: +44 (0) 161 306 4826 Email: Sandra.kershaw@manchester.ac.uk
  • Useful links
  • https: // www. materials.manchester.ac.uk/
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