Research course

Postgraduate research opportunities in Maritime and Mechanical Engineering

Institution
Liverpool John Moores University · Faculty of Engineering and Technology
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

You will need:
  • a minimum 2.1 Masters degree with a research dissertation in a relevant subject
and
  • research training relating to your chosen subject area for a PhD direct
Additional information:
  • IELTS 6.5 minimum 5.5 in each component)
  • 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes)
  • RPL is accepted on this programme
If you have any specific queries, please contact fetadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk

Months of entry

January, September, June

Course content

Excellent research opportunities await in the Dept. of Maritime and Mechanical Engineering, enabling you to work at the forefront of developments with leading experts.
  • Study full or part-time over one to seven years
  • Complete your research degree (MPhil/PhD) in a Faculty known for its internationally-acclaimed research
  • Explore scholarship opportunities
  • Benefit from expert supervision and researcher training
  • Enjoy excellent facilities and great employment connections
The programme route you undertake will depend on your qualifications and experience. Most of our students initially register for MPhil/PhD and go on to complete their PhD via successful progression from MPhil.

You can study for an MPhil full time over one or two years or part time over two to four years. Progressing from an MPhil (and including MPhil registration), you can study for a PhD full time over 33 to 48 months or part time over 45 to 84 months. If you are taking a direct route PhD, you can study full time over two to three years or part time over three to six years.

Information for international students

Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC.

Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages.

Fees and funding

Please see the course page for more information.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
84 months
full time
48 months

MPhil

part time
48 months
full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
courses@ljmu.ac.uk
Phone
0151 231 5090