Prospective students for the Centre for Doctoral Training on Theory and Simulation of Materials will need to complete a formal application via Imperial College's online application system.  The Imperial College Postgraduate Prospectus contains general information, including a guide to the formal online application procedure. The most frequently asked questions about applying to the CDT are answered in our FAQ page. If you have any additional questions, please contact the Senior Administrator Ms Miranda Smith

We anticipate having at least 10 fully-funded studentships for October 2017 entry, with opportunities for both UK and EU students. The admissions round is now open and early applications are encouraged.

Admissions Information

 MSc Only4 Year PhD
Entry in October 2017 Early application is encouraged. Early application is encouraged.
Admissions Requirements

Excellent academic record, at least to the standard of a UK Bachelor's degree in the physical sciences or engineering

Sufficient background in mathematics

English language proficiency

Online Application including:

Personal interview

First class UK Bachelor's or Master's degree (or equivalent) in physical sciences or engineering

Sufficient background in mathematics

English language proficiency

Online Application including:

Personal interview

Demonstrated aptitude for research
Postgraduate Programme Name Postgraduate Masters Postgraduate Masters - to be followed by Research
Programme Code F3U5 (Theory and Simulation of Materials) F3U52 (Theory and Simulation of Materials)

Funding Information for October 2017 Entry

We anticipate having at least 10 fully-funded studentships for October 2017 entry, with opportunities for both UK and EU students. We aim to provide further details in late November 2016.

 MSc Only4 year PhD

Funding Eligibility for UK or EU Nationals who:

Have resided in the UK since 1 October 2014 Not eligible for funding Eligible for full funding (fees and stipend)
Have not resided full time in the UK since 1 October 2014 Not eligible for funding Eligible for funding to cover fees; possibility of full funding (fees and stipend)1 

Funding Eligibility for International (Non UK or EU) Students who:

Have resided in the UK since 1 October 2014 for a purpose other than that of full-time education Not eligible for funding May be eligible for full funding (fees and stipend)
All others Not eligible for funding Not eligible for funding

1For October 2017 entry we anticipate that there will be several fully-funded (fees and stipend) studentships for EU students not resident in the UK.

Funding information is based on guidance produced by the EPSRC which is itself based on the Education (Fees and Awards) Regulations 1997 and subsequent amendments. Note that the final decision on the eligibility of a candidate for funding from the CDT is made by the Registry at Imperial.

Self-funded Students

Students considering supporting themselves financially, can find out about the cost of the courses on offer on the College's tuition fee and living cost webpages.

College Scholarships

Masters  PhD

Future TSM-CDT students will find useful information on the pages for offer holders