Applicants for admission will normally hold a Bachelors degree or equivalent qualification, a Masters degree or equivalent qualification, or both. The level of attainment for the Bachelor's degree will normally be equivalent to that of a first class or upper second class Honours UK Bachelor's degree. Some areas of study may require a Master's level qualification in a relevant discipline for admission to a PhD.
Months of entry
January, September, July, April
Nuclear energy is the only large-scale provider of low-carbon electricity in the UK, accounting for 22% of our current electricity production. In 2006 there were 23 nuclear reactors operating the in UK including: eight Magnox reactors, the last due to close in 2010, fourteen Advanced Gas Cooled Reactors (AGRs), the last due for decommissioning in 2023, and one Pressurised Water Reactors due for decommissioning in 2035.
Information for international students
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
There are a number of funding opportunities available to applicants planning to start a research degree course at the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Administrator
- + 44 (0) 161 275 4345