Due to the ongoing uncertainty with regards to Covid-19 we are following Swansea University policy and the M2A team are currently working from home. The M2A remains open and can be contacted via the usual phone number, email and social media channels. If you have applied for one of our projects the interview schedule may be affected. We will contact applicants in due course with further information.

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?
Would you like to be considered for both MSc and EngD opportunities?

1. Participant Eligibility

To be eligible for a full award (stipend and fees) you must meet certain criteria as set by our funders, namely the Welsh European Funding Office (WEFO) and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Please tick the statements that apply to you and upload evidence.
Due to funding restrictions, these scholarships are not open to International candidates.



Please check our English Language requirements.


EngD Only

(MSc applicants that would like to be considered for EngD projects should also complete)

2. Project Details

Please specify your preferred EngD or MSc by Research project and indicate which research area(s) you are interested in. You will be considered for additional projects as part of the interview process.

Research Areas (select all that apply)

3. Your Details

to which all correspondence will be sent, including during vacation. Include postcode

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.

TIP: The personal statement will be shared with project supervisors and industry partners as part of the short listing process. It is essential, applicants communicate and evidence their full skill set, aligning to the project.


Please provide evidenced examples demonstrating your interest, motivation for study and technical suitability for the project to which you have applied.
500 word limit
Other information in support of your application.
Please provide evidenced examples to support your statement.
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


Admissions - Supplementary Information

This information is required by the Swansea University Admissions Department to collect standard data, which in turn fully completes your application record. Please note that the data will not form part of the Scholarship selection process.

1. Nationality/Residence

If NO, please complete the following information

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

2. Welsh language correspondence

Please tick ‘Yes’ if you understand the Welsh language and would like to receive all of your correspondence in Welsh.
Please note you do not need to speak Welsh to study at Swansea University and this will have no bearing on the university's decision.

3. General Data Protection Regulation 2018

In connection with the General Data Protection Regulation (2018), Swansea University is required to process the personal data contained within your application form. It may be necessary for the University to obtain additional data and information from you and/or other organisations, as relevant to your application, as part of the University’s admission process. Please see our Recruitment and Admissions Retention Schedule and Data Privacy statements below:


Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Monitoring Form

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) aims to support a diverse and inclusive research environment where there is equal access to opportunities. As part of its commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, UKRI wants to understand who wishes to access UKRI support, as well as those who receive it.

To do so, Swansea University asks you to complete the following form as part of your scholarship application. Completion of this monitoring form is not mandatory, but is encouraged so that UKRI has an evidenced understanding of the students its training provision attracts and supports. The data will be shared with UKRI for the purpose of analysing general trends in student populations across the UK. The legal basis for this data processing is set out in the General Data Protection Regulations 2016/679 (EU) GDPR, specifically Article 6 (e) and, in relation to special category data processing, Article 9 (g).

Your data will be processed by Swansea University in line with its Student Privacy Notice, and will be passed to UKRI as aggregated data of recruitment rounds/cohorts, not as individual data. UKRI will be handling the data in a GDPR compliant manner utilising methodology set out by HESA and its own Privacy Notice.

The data provided in this form will be separated from your application and will not be utilised as part of assessment or decision processes.