Research course

Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering

Loughborough University · Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering

Entry requirements

Good degree or equivalent experience

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

Applications for research should indicate at least the research group within which the applicant would like to study and preferably the member(s) of staff whose research area is of most interest. A detailed research proposal can be included with the application, but is not necessary.

Department specialisms

Research activities within the department fall into five departmental research groups: (1) Applied Aerodynamics, (2) Control and Reliability, (3) Light Weight Structures, (4) Low Carbon Technologies, and (5) Structural Dynamics and Accoustics.

Information for international students

The department is a global institution with a strong commitment to providing international learning and research experiences for all students.

Fees and funding

Research Councils, industry, government and University studentships.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
60 months


full time
24 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Research Office
+44 (0) 1509 228292