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Admissions FAQs

17th May 2021:

Please be aware that the CDT has now filled all of our funded places for entry and there are no studentships remaining for the 2021/22 academic year.

We expect applications for the 2022/23 academic year to open in Autumn 2021 and details of available projects will appear on our webpage once the application system re-opens. If you have any queries, please email hetsys@warwick.ac.uk and the team will be happy to help.

Applications are accepted all year round, but applicants would generally have to apply and be accepted at least one month before the start date of the course. This is particularly true of applicants who would be applying for a student visa. Applications are dealt with in the order with which they are received, and so we encourage early applications. Applications have now closed for the 2021/22 academic year as we have now filled all of our funded places for entry and there are no studentships remaining. We expect applications for the 2022/23 academic year to open in Autumn 2021 and details of available projects and the admissions process will appear on our applications page once the applications system re-opens. If you have any queries, please email hetsys@warwick.ac.uk and the team will be happy to help.
We don’t have a scholarship deadline, and offer scholarships to eligible candidates when an offer on the course is made. We normally expect to have allocated all scholarships by late Spring for the course starting in September. Note that there are deadlines for scholarships such as the Chancellors International Scholarship, which are typically in January.
No, all eligible applicants can be considered for a scholarship – please state that you would like to be considered on your application form.
Offers of a scholarship are given to those with (or expecting) a First in their undergraduate degree, and occasionally to applicants with a high 2:1. Entry criteria for the course is a minimum of a 2:1 undergraduate degree or equivalent.
Yes, either face-to-face or online. Interviews are fairly informal and are an opportunity for you to find out more about the programme as well as us finding out more about you, your educational background, and your motivations and research interests.
We would recommend participating in one of our Open Days. Hetsys Open Days are an ideal opportunity for you to see the Centre and speak with students and staff. There are currently no more scheduled dates for HetSys Open Days for this academic year, but details of planned dates will appear on the Open Days page once scheduled. if you have questions or would like to arrange an informal chat with one of our staff members, please email hetsys@warwick.ac.uk.
Our website has full details of the course structure with links to each of the core and optional modules as well as information on exams, the individual project and qualifications.
Our intake of scholarship-funded students is generally ten students a year. In 2021-22 we welcome our third cohort of students to the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Modelling of Heterogeneous Systems.
Yes, we welcome international students and, in the first and second years of the programme, one third of our intake of students came from countries outside the UK. A limited number of studentships are available for international students.
Please contact the Hetsys Administration Team on hetsys@warwick.ac.uk in the first instance.


If you have any further questions, then please do not hesitate to contact one of the team via email to hetsys@warwick.ac.uk