Carbon Capture and Storage and Cleaner Fossil Energy Centre for Doctoral Training

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and Medical Research Council (MRC) have provided funding for 15 studentships and produce research leaders who will tackle the major challenges in generating electricity more efficiently using fossil energy. 

Programme overview

This course is aimed at graduate engineering students who will become a new kind of engineer increasingly in demand by today’s industry; an engineer who is aware of the social, ethical and environmental implications of their design and construction decisions.

The EngD training provides: 

  • an in-depth four-year training programme
  • for those who satisfy the UK residency requirements, a non-taxed stipend of up to £15,009 p.a
  • for EU and International students - Home/EU fees and a basic stipend 
  • approximately three years' extensive research time in close collaboration with industry partners

For more details please visit the CCSCFE website.

Entry requirements

Applicants will need either a first-class or upper-second-class honours degree in a relevant subject.


For those who meet the UK EPSRC eligibility criteria, you will receive an annual tax-free stipend of £15,009.

How to apply


This course is currently closed to applications. 

This information has been drafted in advance of the academic year to which it applies. Every effort has been made to ensure that the information is accurate at the time of publishing, but changes (for example to course content) are likely to occur given the interval between publishing and commencement of the course. It is therefore very important to check this website for any updates before you apply for the course where there has been an interval between you reading this website and applying.


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