Research course

Civil Engineering (Environmental)

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Engineering
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant subject. However, combinations of the following can be taken into consideration:

  • undergraduate qualifications
  • masters qualifications
  • relevant work experience

Please contact us if you wish to discuss your individual circumstances.

Months of entry

January, April, September

Course content

This research programme requires an understanding of:

  • biology; chemistry; physics; engineering; socio-economics; legislation.

We develop solutions for the sustainable provision of clean air, land and water for humankind.

By pursuing research in the School of Engineering you will join a successful research group. Our focus is on environmental civil engineering. Our mission is to foster, promote and conduct research of international quality. We attract high-quality graduates and researchers and train them to international standards.

This research programme is ideal if you are enthusiastic about environmental engineering research. Our main research themes in environmental engineering are:

  • engineered biological systems; mining and metals in the environment; biochemical processes in contaminated water, soils and sediments; safe water and sanitation in developing countries.

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Information for international students

English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills).

If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English course.

Fees and funding

See our programme fees and funding web page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Research Administrator
Email
soe.pgr.civg@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 6323