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Advanced Technology Institute PhD

University of Surrey
48 months
Full time
Doctorate / PhD
10,700 - 21,400 GBP

Program description

Advanced Technology Institute PhD

The Advanced Technology Institute (ATI) is one of the University of Surrey’s world-leading research centres. As a PhD student you will work alongside other ATI researchers in the areas of quantum information, nanotechnology, energy, microwave engineering, and advanced materials.

The ATI houses 160 researchers made up of engineers, physicists, materials scientists, biologists and chemists, approximately half of which are PhD students, allowing you to pursue truly multidisciplinary research.

It is likely you will have the opportunity to collaborate with scientists around the world, which will enhance your international outlook. As part of the larger Faculty Graduate School community, you will receive the training you need to become a fully-fledged researcher and drive the next generation of technology and innovation.

You will have access to ATI’s extensive set of equipment (over £40M invested) to fabricate, characterise, analyse and simulate, so that you can push the frontiers of physics and engineering, while also working closely with local, national, and international companies.

Additionally, you will be able to join the most appropriate professional institution based on your degree. This is nominally the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) and/or the Institute of Physics (IOP) as an Associate Member, and you will be entitled to apply for full membership after three years of postgraduate studies.

Admission requirements

Applicants are expected to hold a first or upper-second class degree in a relevant discipline (or equivalent overseas qualification), or a lower second plus a good Masters degree (distinction normally required).

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Program content

Your research will sit in one of the ATI’s four research groups (Nanoelectronics, Photonics, Ion Beams, and Theory and Computation) which are united by cross-cutting themes such as science and technology on the nanoscale, technological applications of quantum science and engineering, and conversion of energy.

Your proposal for a new PhD topic will be examined with a holistic view on the field and its technical content, the excellence in the proposed research, its potential to provide new and fundamental insight to technical problems, and the ability of the Institute to be able to provide the best environment to facilitate the research.

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Tuition fees

The price for UK/EU fees is 4327 GBP.

The price for Overseas fees is 21400 GBP.

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University of Surrey

University of Surrey

The University of Surrey is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research. With a beautiful and vibrant campus, we provide exceptional teaching and practical learning to inspire and empower our students for personal and...

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University of Surrey

388 Stag Hill
GU2 7XH Guildford, Surrey

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