We have at least seven studentships available to join our new Centre for Doctoral Training in September 2019. You'll receive funding for four years, full-time study on our integrated MRes and PhD programme.
Taking an interdisciplinary approach, you'll generate new and holistic ideas in automotive propulsion. You'll develop detailed knowledge in a specific subject area but you'll do this within the larger context of propulsion systems. This gives you the depth and breadth of knowledge needed to collaborate with professionals across disciplines in the automotive industry. Your training will help prepare you to work with the future engineers, scientists, policy makers and thought leaders in propulsion systems.
Subject areas include:
- mathematics and data science
- mechanical engineering
- electrical engineering
- environment, emissions and sustainability
- biology and chemistry
- chemical engineering
- social science and psychology
- business and management
Benefit from our expertise
You'll learn from academics with a wide range of expertise in mechanical and automotive engineering. Our CDT is also linked to the new Institute for Advanced Automotive Propulsion (IAAPS). This specialist hub supports collaborative research with the automotive industry to develop future generations of ultra-low emissions vehicles.
A PhD and so much more
Our CDT also focuses on developing your core interpersonal skills throughout your training. You'll learn about and gain experience in:
- responsible research methods
- business practices
- innovation and IP
- impact and translation
- cross-disciplinary working
This depth of knowledge and breadth of skills aims to equip you to take a lead role in addressing complex challenges in the UK automotive industry.