Research course

Environmental Engineering

The University of Manchester · School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering

Entry requirements

The minimum academic entry requirements for a Doctorate programme are either:

i) a First class UK Honours degree in a discipline directly relevant to the PhD

ii) an undergraduate degree at 2:1 or above and Masters award at Merit level in a discipline directly relevant to the PhD, or equivalent international qualifications.

Months of entry


Course content

Our postgraduate research programmes in Environmental Engineering offer the opportunity to study in a multi-disciplinary team alongside leading academics in the field. Drawing on our expertise in Bioenergy and biomass, sustainable nuclear energy, low carbon transport, renewable energy socio-economics and carbon capture and storage we develop practical solutions to some of society's most pressing environmental challenges.

Your research will be supported by state-of-the-art computational and experimental facilities. We have strong links with industry and excellent employability.

Information for international students

All applicants must obtain the required English language score indicated below:

IELTS greater than or equal to 6.5 or equivalent (with no sub-test less than 5.5) or

IBT TOEFL greater than or equal to 90 (with no sub-test below 22).

We accept a range of qualifications from different countries. For these and general requirements including English language see entry requirements from your country .

Fees and funding

UK students
International students
Standard £22,000, Band 1 £23,000, Band 2 £26,000

Funding opportunities

Qualification and course duration


part time
72 months
full time
36 months


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering
+44 (0) 161 275 4345