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EPSRC Doctoral Training Opportunities


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EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training

In February 2019, the University was successful in securing EPSRC funding for six Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs), and is a partner in four other successful bids led by other partner universities. The first of five sets of student cohorts started in October 2019 and students can apply by visiting the CDT pages below.

Details of the CDTs are as follows:

See the individual entries for the CDTs for further information on

  •  Details of the training offered in first-year masters courses
  •  Requirements for progression to the PhD
  •  Participating departments and supervisors
  •  Who to contact with enquiries

 In CDTs with multiple University partners:

  • some teaching will be provided by/at other institutions
  • registration for a first-year masters degree may not be in Cambridge
  • a few PhD studentships will be available in Cambridge as well as at the other partners - please enquire through the lead institution.

   The round of CDTs awarded in 2014 are listed here

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