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Become an Engineering Graduate Researcher

Get paid to gain a Masters degree with the Centre for Global Eco-Innovation at Lancaster University, The Sunday Times University of the Year 2018.


Location: Lancaster

Centre for Global Eco Innovation Overview


What you will be doing

On offer are a variety of funded MSc by Research opportunities in the Lancaster University Engineering Department. Lancaster University is a UK top ten university and recognised as The Sunday Times University of the Year 2018. We are 6th in the UK for Chemical Engineering (The Guardian University Guide 2019) and boast state of the art facilities and equipment in our new engineering building.

You will join a cohort of like-minded researchers, gain a further qualification, focus your career and gain £15,000 along with a tuition fee contribution from your partner company. These research projects are all delivered alongside partner organisations, giving you an incredible opportunity to gain commercial experience whilst qualifying with a Masters degree.

You will work closely with leading Academics at Lancaster University and high growth North West UK companies in key emerging technology areas; battery storage, renewable energy generation and regenerative braking system design.

  • You will be part of the multi award winning Centre for Global Eco-Innovation with a cohort of 50 talented graduates working on exciting business-led R&D
  • You will gain your Masters from a Top Ten University, recognised as The Sunday Times University of the Year 2018
  • You will finish in a strong position to enter a competitive job market in the UK and overseas

What you will have

We are looking for graduates who will be able to begin this project in October 2019. 

  • You have a 2:1 degree or above in a related discipline
  • You have a desire to complete a Masters
  • You have a keen interest in engineering and real-world applications
  • You are willing to study and work for a year

Company benefits: Tax free salary • Reduced tuition fees • Gain a Masters from a Top Ten University

Onwards to our company and culture…

We are Centre for Global Eco-Innovation

Complete a funded Masters by research at Lancaster University.


Centre for Global Eco Innovation Overview



The Centre for Global Eco-Innovation

The Centre for Global Eco-Innovation at Lancaster University has over 60 live PhD and Masters research projects, all linked with external partners. This cohort has regular socials, residential events and informal meetings to create a social and supportive working atmosphere. Through this peer network, researchers can find support and advice when challenges are faced.



Previous researchers have gone onto a variety of successful positions. Some of these are at Lancaster University and other research institutions, others are with their partner organisations. Some are now in the commercial world working with exciting businesses, helping to develop new technologies and concepts. 


These projects are part funded by the European Regional Development Fund and subject to funding confirmation.

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