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Entry requirements

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

As part of your application you also need to provide a viable research proposal. Guidance for writing a research proposal can be found here.

Months of entry

January, April, July, October

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

We normally require an IELTS (Academic) Test with an overall score of at least 6.5, and a minimum of 6.0 in each element of the test. We also consider other English language qualifications.

If your score is below our requirements, you may be eligible for one of our pre-sessional English language programmes.

Fees and funding

Find out more at our fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1524 592032