Research course


King's College London · Department of Engineering

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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

The Department of Engineering has an international reputation and critical mass in the fields of robotics and telecommunications with increasing strengths in systems engineering, control, material science and thermofluids. We have a strong grant portfolio in all our major areas of activity.

Staff are reputed nationally and internationally and collaborate closely with the KCL Health Schools (including St Thomas’ and Guy’s Hospitals) and numerous industrial partners. The Department is strongly interested in multidisciplinary research at the interfaces between Engineering, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Computer Science and Medicine.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • 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

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