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Have you got what it takes?

Have you got what it takes?

Applications for September 2020 will open on Friday 10th January 2020 and close on Sunday 2nd February. We are opening applications when we can confirm whether the Undergraduates joining in 2020 will study a degree programme delivered and awarded by The Dyson Institute or the University of Warwick.

 

Our admissions process will be completed by mid-April and offers will be made by the end of April 2020.

 

If you would like to find out more about applying to join us in 2020 or beyond, register your interest below and we’ll keep you updated with news, stories and application information, including a reminder when applications open.

Have you got what it takes?

Click through the boxes below to find out more about how to apply.

  • Application process

    There are several stages of assessment, as we need to be sure you’re the type of person who’ll succeed at The Dyson Institute.

    Click here to find out more about our stages of assessment.

  • Key dates for applying

    Applications for September 2020 will open on Friday 10th January and close at midnight on Sunday 2nd February.

    The admissions process can take up to 12 weeks. The final stage will be an Assessment Day; these will take place between Monday 30th March and Wednesday 15th April 2020 and offers will be made by the end of April 2020.

    For further information about the application process please contact us via one of the communication channels here.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • Pre-joining day and move-in

    Once offers have been made, successful applicants will be invited to a Pre-joining Day in the summer, ahead of starting the programme in September. This gives you the opportunity to meet all the Undergraduate Engineers who will join you on the course ahead of the start date. In 2020, the Pre-joining Day will take place on Friday 26th June and travel expenses will be reimbursed (details of this will be provided on invitation).

    The next cohort of Dyson Institute Undergraduates will move in on Thursday 3rd September 2020 and start their induction on Friday 4th September 2020.

    For further information about the application process please contact us via one of the communication channels here.

  • Entry requirements overview

    Being an Undergraduate at The Dyson Institute is academically, personally and professionally demanding. To be selected for the programme, we require you to be academically strong and able to demonstrate that you can cope with the professional demands that come with being in a workplace alongside studying.

    Please ensure you read the information regarding academic and non-academic entry requirements, set out below.

  • Prior or experiential learning

    The Dyson Institute does not currently consider applications on the basis of recognised prior learning or experiential learning.

    All applicants will be admitted to year one of the programme.

     

  • International applicants

    The Dyson Institute will accept applications from international applicants with equivalent qualifications who already have the right to work full time and study in the UK. The Dyson Institute cannot offer visa sponsorship at present.

  • Academic entry requirements

    For September 2020 academic entry requirements are as follows:

    A – Maths
    A – STEM subject [Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Design & Technology (Product Design (3D), Systems and Control), Electronics, Engineering, Further Mathematics, Physics]
    B – any subject

    If you study Physics at A Level, or equivalent, we will expect you to achieve a minimum of a grade B, to demonstrate your aptitude for the subject. To apply without Physics, please see "Applying without Physics" for more information.

    Please see here for equivalent qualifications.

  • Applying without Physics

    Whilst we have not specified Physics A Level (or equivalent) as a requirement, we recognise that Physics knowledge is fundamental to pursuing a career in engineering and would recommend studying it as this level. However, if you don’t study Physics A Level (or equivalent) a condition of your offer will be to attend, complete and pass an assessment at The Dyson Institute Physics Summer School. The course, resources and accommodation will be provided and travel expenses reimbursed. The course will last approximately 10 days and will typically take place in the first two weeks of July.

    Please see here for equivalent qualifications.

  • Non-academic entry requirements

    For September 2020 non-academic entry requirements will be assessed through our application process.  Among other skills, you will need to demonstrate a passion for engineering and technology, technical potential, and that you are:

    - A creative problem-solver
    - An excellent team-player
    - A great communicator
    - Tenacious
    - Well aligned with The Dyson Institute’s values
     

    For any enquiries relating to admission requirements please contact us via one of the communication channels here.

     

  • Reasonable adjustments

    The Dyson Institute welcomes applications from individuals with disabilities or additional support needs and encourages such applicants to discuss their potential requirements with The Dyson Institute as early as possible in the admissions process to ensure that reasonable adjustments can be made both to the admissions process and to the work and study experience if successful.

    We will ask for details of your disability or additional support needs within the application form, to enable us to consider reasonable adjustments. However, if you need to make us aware of these prior to submitting an application, please send an e-mail with your contact information and the nature of your request to dysoninstitute@dyson.com. Determinations of requests for reasonable adjustments are made on a case-by-case basis. Dyson is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Financial support

    All applicants can request an amount towards the cost of their accommodation and travel expenses for their attendance at Assessment Days or Pre-Joining Events. You’ll receive more information about this when you receive your invitation.

  • Getting started in Higher Education

    The Dyson Institute offers both offer holders and new starters a series of activities and initiatives to ease your transition into Higher Education and the working environment. These include:

    - Pre-joining event(s)
    - Joining fund
    - Comprehensive induction programme, before you start work and study

    To find out more about the above initiatives, click here.

Application process

There are several stages of assessment, as we need to be sure you’re the type of person who’ll succeed at The Dyson Institute.

Click here to find out more about our stages of assessment.

Key dates for applying

Applications for September 2020 will open on Friday 10th January and close at midnight on Sunday 2nd February.

The admissions process can take up to 12 weeks. The final stage will be an Assessment Day; these will take place between Monday 30th March and Wednesday 15th April 2020 and offers will be made by the end of April 2020.

For further information about the application process please contact us via one of the communication channels here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pre-joining day and move-in

Once offers have been made, successful applicants will be invited to a Pre-joining Day in the summer, ahead of starting the programme in September. This gives you the opportunity to meet all the Undergraduate Engineers who will join you on the course ahead of the start date. In 2020, the Pre-joining Day will take place on Friday 26th June and travel expenses will be reimbursed (details of this will be provided on invitation).

The next cohort of Dyson Institute Undergraduates will move in on Thursday 3rd September 2020 and start their induction on Friday 4th September 2020.

For further information about the application process please contact us via one of the communication channels here.

Entry requirements overview

Being an Undergraduate at The Dyson Institute is academically, personally and professionally demanding. To be selected for the programme, we require you to be academically strong and able to demonstrate that you can cope with the professional demands that come with being in a workplace alongside studying.

Please ensure you read the information regarding academic and non-academic entry requirements, set out below.

Prior or experiential learning

The Dyson Institute does not currently consider applications on the basis of recognised prior learning or experiential learning.

All applicants will be admitted to year one of the programme.

 

International applicants

The Dyson Institute will accept applications from international applicants with equivalent qualifications who already have the right to work full time and study in the UK. The Dyson Institute cannot offer visa sponsorship at present.

Academic entry requirements

For September 2020 academic entry requirements are as follows:

A – Maths
A – STEM subject [Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Design & Technology (Product Design (3D), Systems and Control), Electronics, Engineering, Further Mathematics, Physics]
B – any subject

If you study Physics at A Level, or equivalent, we will expect you to achieve a minimum of a grade B, to demonstrate your aptitude for the subject. To apply without Physics, please see "Applying without Physics" for more information.

Please see here for equivalent qualifications.

Applying without Physics

Whilst we have not specified Physics A Level (or equivalent) as a requirement, we recognise that Physics knowledge is fundamental to pursuing a career in engineering and would recommend studying it as this level. However, if you don’t study Physics A Level (or equivalent) a condition of your offer will be to attend, complete and pass an assessment at The Dyson Institute Physics Summer School. The course, resources and accommodation will be provided and travel expenses reimbursed. The course will last approximately 10 days and will typically take place in the first two weeks of July.

Please see here for equivalent qualifications.

Non-academic entry requirements

For September 2020 non-academic entry requirements will be assessed through our application process.  Among other skills, you will need to demonstrate a passion for engineering and technology, technical potential, and that you are:

- A creative problem-solver
- An excellent team-player
- A great communicator
- Tenacious
- Well aligned with The Dyson Institute’s values
 

For any enquiries relating to admission requirements please contact us via one of the communication channels here.

 

Reasonable adjustments

The Dyson Institute welcomes applications from individuals with disabilities or additional support needs and encourages such applicants to discuss their potential requirements with The Dyson Institute as early as possible in the admissions process to ensure that reasonable adjustments can be made both to the admissions process and to the work and study experience if successful.

We will ask for details of your disability or additional support needs within the application form, to enable us to consider reasonable adjustments. However, if you need to make us aware of these prior to submitting an application, please send an e-mail with your contact information and the nature of your request to dysoninstitute@dyson.com. Determinations of requests for reasonable adjustments are made on a case-by-case basis. Dyson is an equal opportunity employer.

Financial support

All applicants can request an amount towards the cost of their accommodation and travel expenses for their attendance at Assessment Days or Pre-Joining Events. You’ll receive more information about this when you receive your invitation.

Getting started in Higher Education

The Dyson Institute offers both offer holders and new starters a series of activities and initiatives to ease your transition into Higher Education and the working environment. These include:

- Pre-joining event(s)
- Joining fund
- Comprehensive induction programme, before you start work and study

To find out more about the above initiatives, click here.