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Postgraduate Admissions

Funding Opportunities

All successful Home* and a limited number of International* applicants will receive full funding (fees and maintenance) covering all four years of the course.

*To be classed as a home student, candidates must meet the following criteria: Be a UK National (meeting residency requirements), or Have settled or  pre-settled status (meeting residency requirements), or Have indefinite leave to remain or enter (meeting residency requirements).  If a candidate does not meet the criteria above, they would be classed as an International student.

Some funding is also available to cover approved project-specific training, conference and secondment costs.

General Funding Opportunities


Fees and Maintenance

My fee status is:

I shall have the following financial dependants:

Your Estimated Annual Commitment:


Component Cost
University Composition Fee £9,387
Maintenance £17,668
Total Annual Commitment £27,055
Component Cost
University Composition Fee £9,387
Maintenance £17,668
Total Annual Commitment £27,055

Please note that fees shown for the PhD portion of the course are an estimate based on the current PhD fee.  Fees applicable to your year of entry to the PhD have not yet been confirmed, but are likely to be 5% higher than the estimate presented.

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Key Information


1+3 years full-time

Doctor of Philosophy
Master of Research in the first instance

Department of Engineering

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Dates and deadlines:

Michaelmas 2023

Applications open
Sept. 15, 2022
Application deadline
May 16, 2023
Course Starts
Oct. 1, 2023

Some courses can close early. See the Deadlines page for guidance on when to apply.

Course Funding Deadline
Dec. 1, 2022
Gates Cambridge US round only
Oct. 12, 2022

These deadlines apply to applications for courses starting in Michaelmas 2023, Lent 2024 and Easter 2024.


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