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Funded Masters with Innovative Companies

Lancaster University

Get paid to do a Masters with innovative companies.

The Centre for Global Eco-Innovation at Lancaster University is offering funded Masters projects linked with high growth business sponsors.

Several opportunities are now available for graduates to work alongside businesses whilst gaining a Masters degree from Lancaster University, The Sunday Times University of the Year 2018. You will work closely with leading academics at Lancaster University and innovative North West UK companies in key emerging technology areas.

Successful applicants will:

  • Get paid £15,000 tax-free
  • Have you tuition fees reduced. Your partner company pays £2,000 towards your fees, meaning UK/EU students pay £2,327, and international students pay £16,390.
  • Be part of the multi award winning Centre for Global Eco-Innovation with a cohort of 50 talented graduates working on exciting business-led R&D.
  • The Centre is based at Lancaster University, so you will gain your Masters from a Top Ten University, recognised as The Sunday Times University of the Year 2018
  • Finish in a strong position to enter a competitive job market in the UK and overseas.

These research projects are all delivered alongside partner organisations, giving you an incredible opportunity to gain commercial experience whilst qualifying with a Masters degree.

All projects will start October 2019.

Deadlines vary, please see individual adverts below for details.

Physical Sciences

On offer are a variety of funded MSc by Research opportunities in the Lancaster University Engineering and Chemistry Departments. Lancaster University is 6th in the UK for Chemical Engineering (The Guardian University Guide 2019) and 9th in the UK for Chemistry (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018). Our new £26m Chemistry department has a variety of research opportunities for graduates looking to gain research experience in chemistry and chemical sciences and our newly built engineering department boasts state of the art facilities and equipment.

Development of a novel regenerative braking system through analysis, modelling and design, with Clairvaux Ltd (Ref #122)

Repurposing EV batteries with “second-life” warranties, with Altelium Ltd (Ref #123)

Data and Management Science

The Lancaster University School of Computing and Communications is joint 1st in the UK for graduate prospects (Complete University Guide 2019) and 7th in the UK for world-leading and internationally excellent research (REF2014). You will sit in our iconic InfoLab21 building, which houses departmental academics, researchers and co-located businesses.

Using machine learning to analyse biomass feedstocks and reduce food waste, with Bio-Shape Ltd (Ref #125)

Repurposing EV batteries with “second-life” warranties, with Altelium Ltd (Ref #123)

These projects are part funded by the European Regional Development Fund and subject to funding confirmation.

Location: Lancaster
Salary: £15,000
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 15th May 2019
Closes: See Advert
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