Research course


Lancaster University · Engineering

Entry requirements

2:1 (Hons) degree (UK or equivalent) in an engineering or associated discipline, supplemented by a masters-level qualification and a viable research project.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

Applications for postgraduate study (full-time, part-time and industry-based) by research, leading to a PhD are welcomed. Research in the department is grouped into five main areas, each drawing on a range of different fields. The areas are:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Engineering of Microwaves, Terahertz and Light (E-MIT)
  • Energy
  • Nuclear Science and Engineering
  • Structures, Materials and Manufacturing

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 (with no individual element below 6.0) or equivalent.

Fees and funding

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36-48 months
part time
48-84 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)1524 593795