Research course

Renewable Materials

Institution
Bangor University · School of the Environment, Natural Resources and Geography
Qualifications
MPhilPhD

Entry requirements

A first degree or MSc in a relevant subject is required.

Months of entry

Anytime

Course content

Research Areas

Renewable Materials with specialisations in:

  • Science of wood and plant fibres
  • Natural fibre reinforced composites
  • Use of plant-derived materials as chemical feedstocks
  • Wood ultrastructure and decay mechanisms
  • Chemical Modification
  • Preservation and flow
  • Composite Properties
  • Chemical Products from plants.

Research Opportunities

Please read the guidance notes and select your topic from the directory of PhD research opportunities. Topics are listed by academic School and are based on the research interests of academic staff.

Research Excellence Framework (REF) score

The 2014 Research Excellence Framework recognised that more than three-quarters of Bangor’s research is either world-leading or internationally excellent. Based on the University submission of 14 Units of Assessment, 77% of the research was rated in the top two tiers of research quality, ahead of the average for all UK universities.

Information for international students

For information and further detailed guidance on entry requirements for International Students, including the minimum English Language entry requirement, please visit the Entry Requirements by Country pages on the International Education Centre section of our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
postgraduate@bangor.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1248 383717