The School of Engineering & Physical Sciences at Heriot-Watt University is now advertising fully funded Doctoral Training Partnerships and James Watt Scholarships in the School of Engineering & Physical Sciences for 2019. The James Watt scholarships will provide full fees and stipend for 3 years from Autumn 2019, whilst the DTPs provide full fees and stipend for 3.5 years and are available to UK/EU students.
Heriot Watt University
We are a world-class, research-led university with a drive to create and apply knowledge for economic and societal benefit.
The REF 2014 assessed Heriot-Watt top in Scotland and 9th university in the UK for research impact, with 82% of our research assessed as world-leading or internationally excellent.
Our pioneering research is driven by leaders in their field, our global pioneers in research and innovation who are crossing frontiers in addressing global challenges.
The School of Engineering & Physical Sciences
The School of Engineering and Physical Sciences was created in August 2002 and we currently have more than 400 postgraduate research students. The school embraces the disciplines of Chemistry, Physics, Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering & Bioscience.
Built on a strong foundation of core strengths in each of these areas, we have the expertise to tackle a wide range of challenging and important problems ranging from the truly fundamental to the fully applied and to provide high-level, specialised training to satisfy the needs of modern industry. The School enjoys an international reputation for its research and its close connection with the professional and industrial world of science, engineering and technology, reflecting the importance that the University attaches to the quality of its teaching, research and student support.
The School of Engineering and Physical Sciences is active in a wide range of research areas, supported by strong external funding. These provide many opportunities for your imagination to be stimulated, whether you are interested in fundamental questions or applying your knowledge to real-life problems.
How to Apply
All applicants must have or expect to have a 1st class MChem, MPhys, MEng, MSci or equivalent degree by Autumn 2019. Selection will be based on academic excellence and research potential, and all short-listed applicants will be interviewed (in person or by Skype).
Synopses of the projects available, web pages and email addresses of supervisors from whom further details are available, and information on how to apply can all be found at http://www.hw.ac.uk/schools/engineering-physical-sciences/research/james-watt.htm. New projects are being added all the time.
Closing Date: 8th February 2019. All successful candidates must commence studies by 1st December 2019 at the very latest.
Apply via the 'Apply' button above
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|Funding for:||UK Students, EU Students, International Students|
|Funding amount:||Provides full fees and stipend|
|Placed On:||3rd December 2018|
|Closes:||8th February 2019|
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