Research course

Engineering

Institution
Cardiff University · Cardiff School of Engineering
Qualifications
PhDEngDMPhil

Entry requirements

For entry requirements, please see our website.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

We are internationally renowned for our research and are a friendly supportive School with a diverse range of students from across the world. We pride ourselves on our multidisciplinary approach to research and organise our research into three main themes:

  • Energy and Environment
  • Health, Technology and the Digital World
  • Mechanics, Materials and Advanced Manufacturing.

We offer a 3 year PhD programme, a 4 year integrated PhD programme, an EngD programme, and a 1 year MPhil degree programme.

Programme aims

  • Develop research skills through a programme of in-depth study.
  • Develop expertise in appropriate methods of research and enquiry.
  • Produce high quality research outputs which demonstrate critical judgement.
  • Produce a thesis (PhD thesis approx. 80,000 words).

Distinctive features

  • We have a world renowned reputation for research and the impact of that research (REF 2014).
  • Teaching opportunities – we offer a range of teaching and demonstrating opportunities across our undergraduate teaching programme.
  • We have strong links with other institutions and research organisations as well as industry and business.
  • A wide range of funded studentships are available.
  • Our research income currently exceeds £10 million from public and private sectors and supports innovative research in traditional and emerging areas.
  • State-of-the-art experimental and computational facilities and modern laboratories.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
60-84 months
full time
36-40 months

EngD

full time
48 months

MPhil

part time
24-60 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
PostgradEnquiries@cardiff.ac.uk