Research course

Composites Manufacture (Doctorate)

Institution
University of Bristol · Faculty of Engineering
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

A first-class honours degree or upper second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in engineering, physical science or applied mathematics.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

The Engineering Doctorate (EngD) in Composites Manufacture is a four-year postgraduate research programme, which integrates an industry-based research project with research training in technical subjects, as well as business skills and transferable skills training. Each EngD research project is designed around the sponsor company's research priorities.

The EngD programme is run by the Industrial Doctorate Centre (IDC) in Composites Manufacture, which is firmly embedded within the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Composites. The IDC is a collaboration between the University of Bristol (the lead university), Cranfield University, the University of Manchester and the University of Nottingham. EngD students benefit from the use of cutting-edge equipment and expertise at the universities and at the National Composites Centre, which provides a world-class facility to bridge the gap between research and industrial application.

The IDC aims to provide the UK composites manufacturing industry with EngD graduates who are equipped with the advanced technical and leadership skills required for effective adoption of new knowledge and technologies in composites manufacture. The relevant industry areas include aerospace, automotive, marine, wind energy and construction.

Information for international students

http://www.bristol.ac.uk/international/countries/

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,185
International students
£19,700

Students are either supported financially as a salaried employee of a collaborating company, or by an EPSRC stipend and company top-up (£20,000 per annum for four years, usually tax-free).

Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Industrial Doctorate Centre in Composites Manufacture
Email
idc@cimcomp.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 117 331 5315