Why study within our CDT?
The training programme consists of a first year combining taught courses and research projects, leading to the award of an MSc. In years two to four, students will progress to the PhD component where the emphasis will shift to research. Structured training is delivered by a number of routes, which include open question sandpits, master classes, seminars, journal clubs and an annual retreat. Students will also be able to undertake internships at a broad range of industrial and international academic partners.
The Centre for Doctoral Training CANES offers:
Who should apply?
Excellent undergraduates holding or expecting to gain a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent international qualification) with First Class honours in a relevant discipline including mathematics, physics, chemistry, engineering, materials science, biophysics, geophysical sciences and computer science. A 2:1 (upper second class) honours degree (or international equivalent) may be acceptable depending on the candidate's academic background, including e.g. strong performance (predicted or achieved) in a Master's degree.
A strong background in quantitative science will be essential for students to take full advantage of the CANES training programme.
The Centre funds around 10 studentships each year. Each studentship is funded for 4 years. Funding covers:
The programme can support UK applicants as well as a limited number of students from the EU and overseas.
How to apply
For further details and how to apply visit http://www.kcl.ac.uk/canes
Application deadline: Interested candidates should apply by 19 February 2016. Applications received after this date will be considered where possible, particularly for candidates from outside the UK who may have later local deadlines.
Informal enquiries can be addressed to the CANES Centre Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org).