Industrial Doctorate Centre

The Industrial Doctorate Centre (IDC) in Machining Science offers talented graduates the opportunity to learn and earn at the cutting edge of manufacturing engineering.

The IDC is jointly operated by the AMRC and the University of Sheffield Faculty of Engineering, with the support of EPSRC and industrial partners. It provides a four-year Engineering Doctorate programme combining taught modules with original research addressing real business problems.

Research is based at the AMRC with Boeing and Nuclear AMRC, giving students the opportunity to gain practical experience with our state-of-the-art facilities while carrying out original applied research for world-leading engineering companies. As well as having tuition fees paid, students also benefit from a tax-free stipend of £15-20,000 per year.

We are currently looking for talented and ambitious graduates to enter the next phase of projects.

Recent EngD projects include:

  • Fundamentals of advanced composite machining (with Rolls-Royce)
  • Advanced cost engineering for application in high value manufacturing technology (with Rolls-Royce)
  • Development of variable geometry milling tools for enhanced machining productivity (with Technicut)

For more information about current opportunities, see the IDC in Machining Science pages on the University of Sheffield website.

To receive the latest news and announcements from the IDC in Machining Science, subscribe to our mailing list: email idc-machining-science@sheffield.ac.uk with the subject “Join IDC Mailing List”

For informal enquiries, contact:
Dr Andrea Haworth, IDC manager
a.haworth@sheffield.ac.uk