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EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Infrastructure and Built Environment

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Research Themes

The EPSRC Future Infrastructure and Built Environment CDT's research and training focuses on integrating Cambridge's internationally recognised strength in structures, geotechnics, materials, construction, sustainable development, building physics and water and waste within the wider context of related engineering disciplines, architecture, the sciences, land economy, manufacturing, business, economics, policy and social science.

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Applications for entry in October 2015 are now open!

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Course Structure

Learn more about the unique structure of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Future Infrastructure and Built Environment at Cambridge..

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The CDT in Future Infrastructure and Built Environment can offer funded studentships to excellent UK and EU students eligible for Engineering and Physical Sciences Council (EPSRC) studentship awards. Our admissions for an October 2015 entry is open with first application deadline of January 31, 2015. However, applications are reviewed and prospective students are interviewed continuously.

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New arrivals!

Oct 06, 2014

Our first cohort of students have arrived.

Open Day - 7 November 2014

Oct 01, 2014

Join us for a buffet lunch, and meet Course Directors and current students from various EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training Programmes on the 7th November 2014 between 1pm and 2pm in Lecture room 4 on the Trumpington site.

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The aim of the CDT is to develop world-class, technically excellent, multi-disciplinary Engineers equipped to face current and future infrastructure and built environment challenges. A broad cohort-based MRes education for the first year will cover core Civil Engineering topics, related disciplines, and research and commercial skills training. The subsequent 3 year specialist PhD training programme will build on Cambridge's existing research strengths, embracing topics ranging from future energy infrastructure to sustainable urbanisation and innovative construction materials.

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