How to Apply

Please submit an application to either Newcastle or Nottingham University via their Postgraduate applications portals. Use applications button below to access the application portals of Newcastle or Nottingham University.

Apply to Newcastle Univeristy: Please ‘Create a new account’ on the postgraduate application system. Enter the programme code as 8205F, select ‘PhD Geospatial systems’ as the programme of study and the related studentship code eg. GEO19-02, GEO19-03 as the studentship code. Please attach a covering letter and CV. In the covering letter please quote the relevant studentship code and state how your interests and experience relate to the CDT. Attach degree transcripts and certificates and, if English is not your first language, a copy of your English language qualifications.

Apply to Univeristy of Nottingham: Select the ‘Apply for a course’ option at the MyNottingham portal and follow the instructions on University Postgraduate Study page. Please attach a covering letter and CV. In the covering letter please quote ENG1266’ as the reference and state how your interests and experience relate to the CDT. Attach degree transcripts and certificates and, if English is not your first language, a copy of your English language qualifications. 

Please also send a copy of your CV and covering letter to Geospatial.CDT@ncl.ac.uk

The following documentation is required:

  • Your CV
  • Covering Letter
  • A 500 word "light touch" research proposal based on your research interests
  • Any other documents required by the Applicant portal, stating why you wish to apply to the CDT and to the chosen project 

The closing date for applications is 30th June 2019.

Eligibility Criteria

The award is available to UK/EU applicants only. Depending on how you meet the EPSRC’s eligibility criteria, you may be entitled to a full or a partial award.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of a 2:1 degree in Engineering, Geographical Sciences, Computing or Mathematics or related disciplines. 

For general CDT and application enquiries please email: geospatial.cdt@ncl.ac.uk