Research course

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Imperial College London · Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Entry requirements

Please refer to our website for further information.

Months of entry


Course content

The Department provides a highly stimulating environment for research, attracting outstanding applicants from a variety of academic backgrounds. Research students form an integral part of the Department's research community. The Department is recognised nationally and internationally as one of the leading centres of research in Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Department specialisms

Civil Engineering Hydraulics; Concrete Structures; Earthquake Engineering; Engineering Geology; Hydrology; Engineering Seismology; Environmental Engineering; Soil Mechanics; Structural Engineering; Systems and Mechanics; Transport Engineering, Planning and Management.

Information for international students

Further information on postgraduate studies, admissions procedures, English requirements, and scholarships can be found at the Imperial College web site:

Fees and funding

The major mechanism for funding PhD research in the Department for UK and EU eligible students is through the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Civil Engineering. Information on current CDT PhD opportunities is available at:

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months

Course contact details

Fionnuala Donovan
020 7594 5929
020 7225 2716