Research course

Infrastructure and the Environment

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of Engineering and Electronics
Qualifications
PhDMPhilMSc by research

Entry requirements

All applicants must meet our general entry and language requirements.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

The Institute for Infrastructure and Environment is among the leading centres of civil and environmental engineering research in the UK. We seek new technologies to solve real-world problems in order to promote sustainability.

Key research areas include:

  • behaviour and design of structures in fire and other extreme events
  • fire science and fire safety engineering
  • shells and containment structures, nonlinear finite element modelling of complex structures and structural collapses
  • mechanics and transport of granular materials and multiphase media
  • computational mechanics and bio-mechanics
  • fibre-reinforced polymer composites in structural strengthening and repair
  • high-speed rail
  • intelligent infrastructure and NDE
  • sustainable water and wastewater treatment technologies
  • water supply
  • waste management and resource recovery

Information for international students

Evidence of proficiency in English is required. IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

Visit Scholarships and Student Funding Services at http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/student-funding/postgraduate

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

MPhil

part time
48 months
full time
24 months

MSc by research

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Graduate School Administrator
Email
pg-admissions@see.ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 131 651 7213