The Centre for Doctoral Training in Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE) offers ten places to students with a background in engineering or physical science, and combines advanced knowledge and professional development training modules with relevant research.
The Centre is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and has students registered at Bristol, Imperial College London, Manchester, Nottingham, Strathclyde and Warwick University.
During the four-year course, students will attend advanced technical and managerial courses, as well as carry out research based at associated companies including Airbus, NNL, BAE Systems, BP, EDF, E-ON, Network Rail, RWE npower, Rolls-Royce, Amec, Shell, QinetiQ, Doosan Babcock and Renishaw.
Benefits of the programme include:
- company-based research on one of several topics of interest to the company, gaining invaluable practical experience
- nine months of advanced technical and managerial courses
- EPSRC-funded students receive a tax-free stipend of £16,053 per year (2017-18 rate)
- an additional top up in the range of £3,000-7,000 from the sponsoring company
Studentships include an annual tax-free stipend of £16053 (2017-18 rate), paid Home/EU tuition fees and an additional top up ranging from £3,000-7,000 from the sponsoring company.
Eligibility restrictions apply. Please visit the EPSRC website for more details.
First-class or upper-second-class Honours degree or MSc with Distinction in a related discipline.