Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
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Loughborough University

Working with Industry Schools of Engineering

Postgraduate training for you and your staff

Postgraduate research programmes

Our Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) funded programmes provide a number of options for postgraduate research study, specifically aimed at fostering collaboration with industry.

Businesses can apply to the EPSRC for an Industrial CASE Funding Award and we can assist you in making your application. CASE funds a PhD student to conduct research focussed on your business needs. The PhD student has funding for 3.5 years with academic supervision provided by the University.

The Engineering Doctorate Scheme (EngD) offers a more vocationally oriented doctorate. The scheme is open to engineers currently working in industry and a major part of their current job can become their EngD topic.

EngD Centre for Innovative and Collaborative Construction Engineering

Quotation mark

I completed my EngD at Loughborough and was promoted both during my studies and shortly after graduation.

The industrial and academic mix within the EngD provided a great balance for me. I was keen to remain in industry and progress my career, whilst examining a specific problem in depth.

My project focussed on using mobile computer technology to deliver and collect information from the workforce on construction sites. Elements of my project work were directly implemented on-site which was particularly satisfying.

Arup has continued to sponsor students at the CICE, to undertake research projects of immediate value to the business, and to develop its staff and further strengthen the pool of available talent.

Quotation mark Dr Sarah Bowden EngD Associate Director Arup