Applications are invited for fully-funded Studentships within the Warwick Analytical Science Centre (WASC) at the University of Warwick.
Molecular Analytical Science (MAS) Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) offers a four year degree programme (MSc + PhD) in Multidisciplinary Analytical Science which aims to develop new techniques and methodologies and apply them in creative ways to solve real-world problems. The disciplines covered include chemistry, physics, statistics, mathematics, biology, engineering and computer science. Candidates with a first degree in any of these subjects are invited to apply.
All PhD projects will involve a combination of basic research into analytical techniques focused by the demands of an application area. The supervisors include WASC academics as well as industrial partners such as instrument manufacturers, technique users, consultants and analytical instrumentation users. Each MSc or PhD research project will be aimed at the creation of new instrumentation and techniques or improvements to existing methods to solve problems that cannot be tackled now.
MAS-CDT PhD students will obtain:
- an MSc in Molecular Analytical Science,
- a PhD in cross-discipline Analytical Science; and
- a Postgraduate Certificate in Transferable Skills in Science.
Studentships are available for UK citizens for 2014 entry (full fees + consumables budget and minimum £13.7k stipend). EU students can apply for a limited number of stipends covering tuition fees.
How to Apply
To apply to study at WASC, please complete the University of Warwick Postgraduate Application form, choose P-F1P9 - Analytical Science (PhD):
More information about the application process is available on the PG Admissions website.
Note: If you are interested in more than one Warwick PhD Programme, we suggest you apply only once, and write clearly at the beginning of the personal statement section that you are interested in more than one programme. We will liaise with the directors of the programmes/departments and if necessary later transfer you to your final choice.
Applications are welcomed throughout the year
Allocation of places
Applications will be assessed by WASC staff. Those passing the first stage will be invited to a selection event to be held at the University of Warwick on ??? Some applicants may be invited to an online video interview prior to this. Candidates will be informed of the outcome of the selection event by ?? A second selection event may be held in June 2014.