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Centre for Doctoral Training in Bioenergy, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #93 (QS) Leeds, United Kingdom
This is an exciting opportunity to undertake a 4 year funded integrated PhD and MSc Centre for Doctoral Training in Bioenergy programme at University of Leeds. The first 18 months is an intensive period of learning, which includes a research project, taught modules, interdisciplinary team projects and an industrial placement.
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Project areas of the Centre for Doctoral Training in Bioenergy programme at University of Leeds

The research conducted within the bioenergy themes will address short, medium and long term challenges associated with realising the national and international targets.

Each individual research and innovation project will benefit from a supervisory team and sponsorship from industry or other key stakeholders. Currently, we have more than 20 industry/stakeholder partners and 40 potential supervisors who will assist in project development and execution.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Renewable Technologies
  • Interdisciplinary Team Research Projects
  • Transferable Skills & Professional Development

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

A degree equivalent to a UK upper second class honours (2:1), or higher, in engineering, environmental science, chemistry, physics, mathematics or environmental science.

Applicants with a 2:2 first degree will not be considered, even if they also have a Master's level degree.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Leeds

  • 637 - 1110 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


  • A full standard studentship consists of academic fees (£4,195), together with a maintenance grant (£14,553) paid at standard Research Council rates and a Research Training Support Grant (RTSG).

  • Generally, UK students will be eligible for a full award and other European Union applicants will be eligible for an award paying academic fees and RTSG only, except in cases where residency in the UK has been established for more than 3 years prior to the start of the programme of study. Places are available for students who have their own funding.

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