A CDT PhD offers a large number of advantages over most PhD programmes.

You will have the opportunity to work closely with world-class academics at the University of Sheffield and also with scientists working at your industrial sponsor. The training programme includes:

  • A choice of CASE PhD projects offered by various industrial sponsors
  • An intensive one-week training course in Polymer Science
  • Monthly seminar programme led by industrial scientists
  • Annual residential summer school in Years 1 and 2
  • Business Enterprise module comprising 10 interactive workshops in Year 2
  • Funds to visit an overseas academic institution of your choice to pursue a collaborative project
  • Six-month secondment with your industrial sponsor in either Year 3 or Year 4
  • A tax-free stipend of at least £17,000 per annum for four years.

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