Research course

Sensor Technologies and Applications

University of Cambridge · Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK 2:1 Honours Degree.

We are looking for students with a demonstrable interest in sensor technologies or applications.

Months of entry


Course content

This course is aimed at students with backgrounds in natural sciences, technology, mathematics or medicine and a proven interest in sensing. It is structured in two phases: a one-year MRes course followed by a three-year PhD research programme.

The MRes phase consists of a combination of taught and research modules aimed at teaching students the technical and transferable skills required to carry out original research in the area of sensing and to become future leaders in sensor technologies for a healthy and sustainable future.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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