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PhD PROJECT OPPORTUNITIES

Application deadline: 28th February 2021.


Fully funded projects

Fees, stipend and research/training budget are provided by the CDT through sponsorship of an industrial partner and/or the College:

Project title Industrial partner Stipend How to apply
Disentangling the Chiral Clutter: Optically Enhanced Rotational Spectroscopy (3962) (†) N/A approx. £15,285 per year payable to UK or EU students only

You will apply to the CDT in Metamaterials programme directly.

Please read the information about the application process carefully.

Applications that do not comply with the outlined specifications cannot be considered.

Next Generation metasurfaces: tensorial surfaces for novel antenna functionality (3398) (†) Dstl approx. £16,500 per year payable to UK or EU students only

(*) Projects marked with an asterisk are limited to UK applicants only. (†) Projects marked with a dagger are limited to UK and EU applicants only.

Self-funded projects

We welcome applications from self-funded candidates who are interested in working within the remit of the Centre for Metamaterial Research and Innovation. You can explore our current Project Ideas or propose your own. When you apply, you must indicate potential supervisors and upload a description of the research you hope to carry out during your PhD. We recommend that you contact potential supervisors to discuss your plans before submitting an application. In the first instance, please get in touch with Deb Lee, the recruitment administrator for our Centre, via metamaterials@exeter.ac.uk.

You can find out more about possible funding routes on the PhD funding webpage.


Information for international applicants

Most non-EEA students coming to study in the UK will need a Tier 4 visa - the UK's main 'student' visa category. Your Tier 4 visa will allow you to stay in the UK for the whole of your course and comes with both privileges and restrictions.