EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Composites Science, Engineering and Manufacturing

September 2021 Entry

General admission to our programme for September 2021 entry is now closed. Admissions for next year will open on 1 October. 

Collaborative projects with our industry parters are available for Sept 2021 entry with application deadlines of 18 June and 31 July 2021 respectively.  

Watch our webinar from the Engineering Postgraduate Virtual Open Day on 26 November 2020.

‌I feel really lucky to have had the opportunity to collaborate and work with so many different researchers and people.

Helene Jones,

Alumni interviews
Graduate destinations


What are composites? Why study at the CoSEM CDT? Find out in this short film.

Public engagement

Meet our public engagement reps and learn more about our latest public engagement activities and community outreach highlights.

There has never been such a demand for composite specialists, and with advanced composites now a national strategic priority area for research, this is a truly exciting area to be working in. Our four year interdisciplinary PhD training aims to address the need for future leaders in this field. The CDT brings together scientists and engineers and benefits from strong industrial links. Our innovative programme includes an integrated taught component during the first year.

Professor Steve Eichhorn, CDT Director

CDT Conference

*previously called the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Composites for Innovation and Science (ACCIS CDT). See Vision for more details. 

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