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EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Wind and Marine Energy Systems

Wind and Marine Energy Systems PhD Research Studentships

Wind and Marine Energy Systems
Research Studentships

Study for a PhD with the UK’s leading Universities in Wind and Marine Energy Research and become qualified to contribute to this dynamic and fast growing sector.

The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Wind and Marine Energy Systems is a collaboration between the Universities of Strathclyde and Edinburgh. It is pleased to offer 10 EPSRC research studentships for talented engineering or physical science graduates to undertake a 4 year PhD in wind and marine energy research.

Students will follow an initial year of training delivered together by academics from these national centres of excellence, followed by three years of research in co-operation with industry, supported by experts in the field. The CDT programme has been accredited by the IET and IMechE, enabling students to use their time to develop professionally and personally and gain all competencies required to become Chartered Engineers.

Course Details

Our CDT offers a unique programme, combining training and research which will aid graduates in transitioning into careers in the wind and marine energy sector. With proven and rapidly growing international demand for highly qualified engineers and researchers, this course offers high level training which is attractive to industries. To prepare for this exciting future, graduates will work closely with manufacturers, developers and researchers. This multidisciplinary programme brings together graduates from various science and technology disciplines to create a unique community of researchers. Training covers all aspects of wind and marine energy systems including the wider socio-economic context.

The Centre for Doctoral Training currently has students from the following backgrounds:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Telecommunications
  • Renewable Energy

The PhD programme covers a number of disciplines that include:

  • Postgraduate-level training in all aspects of wind and marine energy systems
  • Professional development enabled through course accreditation by the IET and IMechE
  • Research and industrial engagement

Entry Requirements

Studentships are available to UK and eligible EU citizens with (or about to obtain) a minimum of a 2.1 or a Masters degree in Physical Science or Engineering. These Studentships will commence each year in October and will cover University fees and provide an attractive stipend.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate enthusiasm, creativity, resourcefulness, commitment to the industry and a mature approach to learning.

Wind and Marine Energy Systems Research Studentships

The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Wind and Marine Energy Systems is committed to achieving and promoting equality of opportunity in its learning, teaching, research and working environments, and to ensuring these environments support positive relations between people, and a culture of respect. We value the diversity of our staff and students and are committed to encouraging everyone to realise their full potential.


To apply now for 2018 intake, please follow the application link.

For further details on our Centre please click here.

For further enquiries contact Drew Smith, CDT Administrator:
Tel: 0141 548 2880
Email: [email protected]

Wind and Marine Energy Systems PhD Research Studentships

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