First or good second class honours degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate subject
Months of entry
January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February
Our MPhil and PhD courses combine taught research training and applied research practice for a rounded student experience. You can choose to apply for a pre-defined research project or develop your own proposal.
Collaborative research is at the heart of our joint Architecture & Civil Engineering Department. You will join us as a junior academic colleague and contribute to forward-thinking research in one of our interdisciplinary centres/units.
- Centre for Advanced Studies in Architecture (CASA)
- Building Research Establishment Centre for Innovative construction Materials (BRE CICM)
- Centre for Engineering and the Design of Environments (EDEn)
- Water, Environment and Infrastructure Resilience (WEIR) research unit
The fundamental drivers for our research are climate change, innovative and holistic design and historical interpretation. We address worldwide challenges to seek solutions for a more sustainable future.
Our international impact was officially recognised in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF). Our research was ranked joint 1st in the Architecture, Built Environment and Planning unit of assessment. 90% of our research activity was graded as either world leading or internationally excellent.
Lightweight structures; earthquake engineering and dynamics; structural conservation and repair; innovative use of materials in structures; sustainable materials; geotechnics; façade engineering; built environment.
Information for international students
Where English is not a first language: IELTS 7.0, with at least 6.5 in each of the 4 components; or PTE Academic, with at least 62 in each component.
Fees and funding
We offer a range of studentship and scholarship opportunities all year round. Find out if you are eligible to apply.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Graduate School
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