Wind & Marine Energy SystemsFees & Funding

The fees shown are annual and may be subject to an increase each year.

The centre has up to 10 4-year PhD studentships on offer for the coming academic year.

The studentships are available for UK and eligible EU citizens, who possess or are about to obtain a UK first class or 2.1 BEng (Honours), MEng or MSc degree, or equivalent EU qualification, in a relevant physical sciences or engineering discipline.

The centre is composed of a students from a variety of age groups, academic and industry backgrounds, and experience; from physics graduates and civil engineers to power systems industry experts returning to academia.

The studentships cover university tuition fees, provide a highly competitive stipend to help with living costs, and a travel allowance for conference attendance, for the full four years of the programme.

EU applicants are only eligible for the stipend if they have been resident in the UK for three years, including for study purposes, immediately prior to starting the programme. There is only one studentship per year for an exceptional EU student not fulfilling these conditions. Other EU applicants are eligible for the tuition fees element only of the studentship.

International students may be eligible for the studentships if they are 'settled' in the UK. 'Settled' means being ordinarily resident in the UK without any immigration restrictions on the length of the stay. To be ‘settled’ a student must either have the Right to Abode, Indefinite leave to remain in the UK or the right of permanent residence in the UK under EC law. If the student’s passport describes them as a British citizen they have the Right of Abode.

Students with full refugee status are eligible for the tuition fees and stipend elements of the studentship.

Research Council (RC) fees and stipend can only be awarded to UK and EU students and not to EEA or International students.

You can apply on line using the postgraduate application form. Successful applicants will then be invited to an interview, dates to be announced.

The studentships will begin on 1st of October each year and cover University fees and a highly competive stipend for four years.