Research course

Engineering & Science in the Marine Environment

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Marine Science and Technology
Qualifications
Integrated PhD

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant engineering or science discipline. We also consider applicants on an individual basis with non-standard qualifications.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our Integrated PhD provides research training, supervision and collaboration to international standards. Your research project will be in one of the areas addressed by our research groups.

The research project comprises an original piece of work combining both experiment and theory. Your thesis should explore, in detail, some element of engineering or science as applied in the marine environment. Where appropriate, you will be encouraged to take advantage of our strong links with the marine industry to carry out your research project in an industrial context. Recent partnerships and collaborations include International Paint, Lloyds Register and BAE Systems.

Your research project is normally in one of the areas addressed by our research groups:

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Department specialisms

Offshore and pipeline engineering; Technology for the marine environment; Marine design; Marine engineering; Marine structures; Ship hydrodynamics; Renewable energy; Small craft; Shipbuilding and repair; Marine transport and management

Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 2 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 Language course.

Fees and funding

See our programme fees and funding web page.

Qualification and course duration

Integrated PhD

full time
48 months
part time
72 months

Course contact details

Name
Carol Barnett, Postgraduate Programme Co-Ordinator, School of Marine Science and Technology
Email
mast.pg@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 6661