M2A/COATED Application Form

For information on how we use your personal information please refer to the M2A Privacy Notice.


Which course are you applying for?

1. Participant Eligibility

We welcome applications from candidates with an Engineering or Physical Science degree (minimum level 2:1), or a combination of degree and equivalent relevant experience to the same level to join the M2A community of research engineers.
Funders' regulations mean that to be eligible for a full award (stipend and fees) you must meet certain criteria.

Please tick ALL of the statements that apply to you.
I confirm that I have:

2. Project Details

Please list your preferred two project titles. We appreciate you may be interested in other projects; however, please limit your choice to two projects at this stage. You will be considered for additional projects as part of the interview process.

3. Your Details

to which all correspondence will be sent, including during vacation. Include postcode
Preferred language of communication

4. Technical Experience

As well as academic qualifications and practical experience, we look for evidence of your interest in the programme and an understanding of the rigorous demands of postgraduate study.

What is your motivation for studying for an EngD/ MSc?
500 word limit
Briefly describe your interest in the projects you have applied for
500 word limit
Describe any technical background/ suitability that would be of benefit for the project
500 word limit
Personal Statement - other information in support of your application
500 word limit

5. Education and Career

You should indicate here details of all POST-SECONDARY education, academic and professional qualifications achieved/predicted (please put official title if awarded) with the most recent first.

University / Institution attended (with dates) Degree / Qualification title Main Subject Degree Pending (predicted classification) Degree Awarded (classification/grade) Date of Award
Secondary/Further Education Dates Subject/Courses studied
Name(s) of Schools/College(s) From: To: Level (eg GCSE/A) etc with exam results
Details of relevant employment
Employer (with dates) Period of Employment Main Duties
Any other qualifications/skills, e.g. proficiency in foreign languages, computer literacy:
Membership of Professional Institute(s) – indicate level:

Current driving licence?

6. References (one of whom should be academic)

1. Name 2. Name
Address Address
Occupation Occupation
Email Email
Telephone No Telephone No


This information is required by the Swansea University Admissions Department.

1. Disability

The University encourages you to disclose your disability, medical condition, wellbeing difficulty or specific learning difficulty to ensure that we can advise you on the range of services and adjustments we can provide. Please check the following box(es) as appropriate:

2. Residence

If you are an EU national (including the UK) but have lived outside the European Economic Area (EEA) for any periods over the last three years (other than holidays), please list your periods of residence outside the EEA and the purpose of your stay e.g. work, education, etc. You may be required to provide evidence.

If NO, please complete the following information,

Country Country
Start Date Start Date
End Date End Date
Purpose Purpose


This information is collected for statistical purposes only

Welsh language - I can

I would describe my ethnicity as (choose one):

A migrant is classified as a person who has changed their country of residency for a period of at least a year to the UK, but is not a citizen of the UK.