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EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Infrastructure and Built Environment

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How to apply

Applications are now open for entry in October 2017.

Application Deadline: 30th June 2017.

We welcome applications for admission in October 2017 for the 4-year Mres + PhD programme as well as the 5-year I+ MRes +PhD programme where students spend the first year working with an industry partner. Please note the first internal round of admissions closes on 30th June 2017 so get your applications in early.

UK students are eligible for funding from EPSRC with EU students eligible for part funding.  However, it should be noted that the admissions and funding application process is highly competitive.

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Apply in 3 easy steps:

1. Decide which scheme you wish to apply

Have you read our pages on the MRes+PhD and Industry+MRes+PhD ("I+") schemes where you can find further information about them?

The MRes+PhD scheme is a 1+3 years programme, while students on the "I+" programme will spend a year with an Industrial partner before starting the MRes+PhD part.


2. Read the programme guide and the University guide on how to submit the Graduate Application Form - GRADSAF. Note, the programme guide has important information relating to the CDT-FIBE programme, while the University guide has general advice on completing the application. 


3. Submit the application

MRes+PhD - please read our page on how to submit your GRADSAF application on-line.

"I+" - please read our page on how to submit the paper GRADSAF application.