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PhD studentships in Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering

Loughborough University - Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering

Qualification Type: PhD
Location: Loughborough
Funding for: UK Students, EU Students
Funding amount: £14,777 stipend per annum for 3 years, plus funded tuition fees at UK/EU rate
Hours: Full Time
Placed On: 31st July 2018
Closes: 31st October 2018
Reference: AACME-GENAAE-2018

Start date: 1st October 2018

The Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering has a number of University funded PhD studentships available to start in October 2018. We welcome applications from individuals who are interested in developing a PhD project based on the broad topics described below with a supervisor. UK/EU students are eligible to receive University funding although we welcome applications from any students who are able to self-fund and we may be able to provide a partial fee waiver for exceptional international candidates.  

The Department’s research has a particular focus in the application areas of Intelligent Mobility and Autonomous Systems; Gas Turbine Combustion Systems, Vehicle Aerodynamics; Advanced Automotive Propulsion and Energy Storage with underpinning discipline strengths in control, structures and materials, risk and reliability, CFD and structural dynamics and acoustics.

For general information:

Postgraduate Research Admissions: June Lennie +44 (0)1509 223331

Entry requirements:Applicants should have, or expect to achieve, at least a 2:1, and preferably a First Class, Honours degree (or equivalent) and in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or a related subject. Candidates should have good communication and team working skills.

Funding information:These projects are funded by Loughborough University and for UK/EU candidates, each includes a stipend of £14,777 per annum for 3 years and your tuition fees at the UK/EU rate will also be funded. In addition, you will have the opportunity to earn up to £1,800 per annum through teaching support.

How to apply:All applications should be made online at  Please quote the reference AACME-GENAAE-2018 on all correspondence and especially on the application form. Please ensure that you select TTRP12 under ‘Programme Name’ on the application form.

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