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Postgraduate Admissions

Funding Opportunities

All successful Home applicants who meet EPSRC eligibility criteria, will receive full funding (fees and maintenance) covering all four years of the course. Please see the Eligibility page on the EPSRC website for more information.

Some funding is also available to cover approved project-specific travel 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 £8,844
Maintenance £14,830
Total Annual Commitment £23,674
Component Cost
University Composition Fee £8,844
Maintenance £14,830
Total Annual Commitment £23,674

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 percent 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 2021

Applications open
Sept. 1, 2020
Application deadline
June 30, 2021
Course Starts
Oct. 1, 2021

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

Graduate Funding Competition
Dec. 3, 2020
Gates Cambridge US round only
Oct. 14, 2020

These deadlines apply to applications for courses starting in Michaelmas 2021, Lent 2022 and Easter 2022.


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