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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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First round of admissions is about to end

Jan 23, 2015

The deadline for the first round of interviews is Saturday 31st January 2015.

Desktop study presentation - January 2015

Jan 21, 2015

We held our first desktop study presentation on Thursday 15th January 2015.

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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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