Research course


University of Exeter · Engineering

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Entry requirements

The programme is open to:

  • UK citizens;
  • EU citizens who have studied or been employed in the UK for the past three years;
  • overseas (non-UK, non-EU) citizens who have been employed in the UK for the past three years.

You should have at least a 2:1 Honours degree in engineering or science or have an appropriate MSc qualification.

Months of entry


Course content

Modern urban water management is a very complex process. It consists of various aspects of Engineering, Economics, Bio-chemistry, Sociology and much more. The idea of stream is to enable researchers to develop new and innovative solutions to problems encountered by engineers, chemists and operators. Students can expect to spend around 75% of their time on a research option chosen from seven areas of expertise:

  1. Asset management
  2. Inlets, outlets and interactions
  3. Instrumentations and control
  4. Potable water
  5. Sewer processes
  6. Sustainable Drainage Systems (SUDS)
  7. The EngD programme

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • EngD
    full time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Research Admissions
+44 (0)1392 722730