Research course

Engineering: Mechanics, Materials and Advanced Manufacturing

Cardiff University · Cardiff School of Engineering

Entry requirements

Suitable for graduates in engineering and related subject areas such as physics, mathematics, earth sciences and computer science.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

The wide ranging research theme of Mechanics, Materials and Advanced Manufacturing incorporates cutting edge research which fosters innovation and sustainability, supports social and economic development, and contributes to improvements in health and quality of life by ensuring the safety and best performance of materials and structures.

The research work carried out under the Mechanics, Materials and Advanced Manufacturing theme develops, validates and verifies reliable models alongside robust, accurate and efficient simulation tools to describe and understand complex non-linear systems, both natural and engineered, on a wide range of spatial and temporal scales, with an emphasis on advanced materials and structures.

The research also focusses on the development of innovative, advanced and environmentally friendly technology, together with its effective and sustainable implementation via suitable hardware, software or management systems to applications within the transport, energy generation and manufacturing industries.

Qualification and course duration


part time
60-84 months
full time
36 months


full time
48 months


full time
12 months
part time
24-60 months

Course contact details

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