Research course

Mechanical Engineering

Institution
University of Bristol · Department of Mechanical Engineering
Qualifications
MSc by researchPhD

Entry requirements

PhD applicants must hold/achieve a minimum of a master’s degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant discipline. Applicants without a master's qualification may be considered on an exceptional basis, provided they hold a first-class undergraduate degree. Please note, acceptance will also depend on evidence of readiness to pursue a research degree.

MSc by Research applicants must hold/achieve a minimum of an upper second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant discipline and demonstrate readiness to pursue a research degree.

Months of entry

Anytime

Course content

Engineering research at Bristol is organised into a number of faculty-level research groups. The majority of staff in the Department of Mechanical Engineering are members of one of the following research groups:

  • Dynamics and Control
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Engineering Systems and Design
  • Ultrasonics and Non-destructive Testing
  • Robotics
  • Fluid and Aerodynamics

Applicants should contact a potential academic adviser to discuss available projects before submitting an application.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Graduate Administrator
Email
came-pgr-admissions@bristol.ac.uk