The M2A is suitable for graduates with an Engineering or Physical Sciences degree with a minimum level of 2:1, or with a relevant Master's level qualification (the latter is only applicable to EngD applicants). 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:
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If you are applying for (a) specific project(s) please list the project title(s). (list up to 3 projects in order of preference):
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I certify the information I have provided is correct (you should be aware that the making of misleading statements, omitting material facts or other misrepresentation could have serious consequences and may result in termination of contract of employment). You will be expected to supply official evidence of qualifications.
Projects have been made possible by funding from the European Social fund (ESF) 2014-2020 West Wales and the Valleys Operational Programme which is managed by the Welsh European Funding Office (WEFO), the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and Industry.
To comply with funders regulations I understand that at the time of enrolment, I will relocate to an address within West Wales and the Valleys (see map on our eligibility page http://www.materials-academy.co.uk/eligibility).
The information given on this form will be kept strictly confidential and will only be shared with relevant staff within the University and companies sponsoring projects on a need to know basis. The information will be used in accordance with the University's Data Protection Policy, and the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998.
I confirm that the information given above is correct and understand that the decision regarding my eligibility to receive EPSRC and/or ESF funding is made on the basis of the information I have provided on this form. I agree that if funded by EPSRC and/or ESF the information provided on this form can be forwarded to EPSRC and/or the Welsh European Funding Office for project monitoring and audit purposes.
The Swansea University Materials and Manufacturing (M2A) Project will collect and use personal information supplied by you for the purpose of administering the Materials and Manufacturing Academy (M2A) project. The project is part-funded by an award from the European Social Fund (ESF) 2014-2020 West Wales and the Valleys Operational Programme which is managed by the Welsh European Funding Office (WEFO) and a grant from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). The University will collect the personal information via the M2A Application Form, M2A Participant Form, Researcher Exit Interview Form and Destination Form.
The information given to the University will be kept secure and will only be shared with relevant staff within the University and companies sponsoring projects on a need to know basis for the purpose of award administration.
Additionally, the University may be required to share data with WEFO, EPSRC or any contractor acting on their behalf for the purposes of research and evaluation. Any personal data provided will be held by WEFO/EPSRC and processed in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act (DPA) 1998. The personal data will be held on a database and will be processed by WEFO for the purposes of progressing applications and claims for Financial Support from the Structural Funds and for the purposes of research and evaluation. The information may be shared with UK Government Departments, Welsh Government Sponsored Bodies or agencies within Wales for the purposes of audit, research, meeting statutory obligations and for the prevention and detection of fraud. Personal data will not, without consent, be made public in any way that identifies individuals. Certain data will be passed to the European Commission in compliance with Structural Funds Regulations. Data may also be passed to Welsh Government support contractors for the purpose of resolving system problems. These contractors will not be permitted to make any other use of these data.
Whilst you are a student at Swansea University, the University will keep your details on file. Once you have left the University it is a condition of the ESF Award that the information is retained by the University for approximately 10 years from the end of the award and will be destroyed after this. During the retention period your information will be kept confidential and secure.
You should be aware that under the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998, you have the right to a copy of the information which the University holds about you. The University's procedure for accessing information can be found here:- http://www.swansea.ac.uk/includes/audience/staff/recordsmanagement/dataprotection/guidelinesforstudentsonthedataprotectionact/
Alternatively you are invited to contact the member of staff responsible for data protection compliance at the University:-
The University Compliance Officer (FOI/DP),
If you wish to request details of the personal data held on the WEFO central database you can contact the WEFO Helpline on 0845 010 3355.
Swansea University is designated as a public authority for the purposes of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and is therefore subject to receiving requests for recorded information. Freedom of information requests will be responded to in line with the provisions of the Act.
WEFO is subject to the requirements of the FOIA, the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (the EIR) and the Data Protection Act 1998 and at their absolute discretion will determine what information to disclose and what is exempt from disclosure.
This information is required by the Swansea University Admissions Department.
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:
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,
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A migrant is classed 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.