Research course


King's College London · Department of Engineering

Entry requirements

Bachelors degree with 2:1 honours degree in an Engineering discipline or a closely related subject such as Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or Computer Science and a good background in the area of intended research.

Applicants who do not meet the undergraduate requirements but have or are currently studying for an additional Masters with Merit in a relevant subject may also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

  • Current number of academic staff: Currently Engineering has approximately 25 academic staff. However Engineering is a rapidly growing department, growing in both staff numbers and research areas and we anticipate reaching 50 staff within a few years.
  • Current number of research staff and students: 20 research associates/fellows, approximately 100 MPhil/PhD students across all of our research areas and numerous internationally recognised visiting academics.
  • Recent publications: All academics in the Department publish regularly in high quality journals, for example IEEE Transactions and ASME Transactions.
  • Partner organisations: We have strong links with industry, government and other academic institutions.
  • Recent events: We host workshops and conferences and other regular research meetings. Please check our website for forthcoming events.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil/PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    48-72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions