University of York

University of York

Plasma Science and Fusion Energy

Students have access to a range of fusion energy facilities across the UK, including the Central Laser Facility at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, the MAST and JET tokamaks at Culham in Oxfordshire, advanced materials research facilities, the Orion laser and high performance computing facilities. International links provide access to many other fusion devices around the world. The combination of world-leading experts and world-class facilities creates an outstanding training environment for the next generation of fusion scientists; the generation who will exploit ITER, NIF and other international experiments to make fusion energy a reality.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a UK 2.1 or international equivalent in the relevant subject. A fully completed application form, an official academic transcript and 2 academic references. You will need to supply the name of 2 academic referees whom we will contact directly for the references. Please mention on your application form that you are interested in the Fusion Centre for Doctoral Training. If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you are applying to.

Sponsorship information

A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities. Please check with the provider for details.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of York York YO10 5DD Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
01904 322241