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About University of Strathclyde – Wind & Marine Energy Systems & Structures

Offshore wind turbines in a row with a calm sea and clear sky in the background.

New EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Wind and Marine Energy Systems and Structures at the University of Strathclyde

Developing Future Leaders in Wind and Marine Renewable Energy Engineering

The Centre is committed to developing the new wave of highly skilled professionals needed to meet the energy challenge.

Our graduates will be future leaders in industry and academia world-wide, driving development of the offshore renewable energy sector, helping to deliver the Government's carbon reduction targets for 2050 and ensuring that the UK remains at the forefront of this vitally important sector.

14 EPSRC research studentships are available to talented engineering and physical science graduates to undertake a 4 year PhD.

Course Details

Our CDT offers a unique programme, combining training and research which will aid graduates in transitioning into careers in the wind and marine energy sectors. With proven and rapidly growing international demand for highly qualified engineers and researchers, this course offers high level training which is attractive to industries. To prepare for this exciting future, graduates will work closely with manufacturers, developers and researchers. This multidisciplinary programme brings together graduates from various science and technology disciplines to create a unique community of researchers. Training covers all aspects of wind and marine renewable energy systems including the wider socio-economic context.

The Centre for Doctoral Training currently has students from the following backgrounds:

  • Electronic & Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Structural Engineering
  • Design, Manufacturing & Engineering Management
  • Chemical & Process Engineering
  • Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering
  • Renewable Energy

Entry Requirements

Studentships are available to UK and eligible EU citizens with (or about to obtain) a minimum of a 2.1 Masters or 1st Class Bachelor’s degree in the Physical Science or Engineering. These competitive Studentships will commence each year in October and will cover University fees and provide a highly competitive stipend.

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