Information for sponsors
EngD Modes & Costs
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The basic mechanism for industrial and commercial participation in an Engineering Doctorate is by sponsorship of one or more research engineers. There are three modes of participation depending on the relationship between the Research Engineer (RE) and the company.
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The aim of the centre is to train students so that they can be future leaders in innovative research and development. Research is thus done in collaboration with a sponsoring company, on a topic of common interest.
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This mode is designed for graduates newly recruited into the doctorate scheme by the University and the sponsoring company. The research engineer will, if eligible, receive the EPSRC maintenance grant, supplemented by a top-up from the sponsoring company. The outline costs are (revised for 2008-2009):Read more
This mode is designed for the participation of company employees in the scheme. The research engineer is employed by the company and receives a full salary. If eligible, an EPSRC grant can be awarded to the engineer as a part contribution to their salary and to cover University fees. The outline costs are (revised for 2008-2009):Read more
This mode is also designed for the participation of company employees in the scheme. However, in this case, all costs are met by the company as follows:Read more
Within an EngD project, the main intellectual property is, of course, generated by the RE. However the research will draw upon existing labs' work and facilities, the expertise of the supervisor, and the resources of the sponsoring organisation.Read more
The EngD programme is a low-cost and effective way of engaging with academic research or broadening an existing relationship. EngD students are highly motivated and our experience is that they outperform students on other programmes. They are also receive a broad range of training and have access to excellent facilities.Read more