Research course

Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and their Applications

Institution
University of Nottingham · Division of Energy and Sustainability
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

2:1 degree (or international equivalent) and/or a masters at merit level or above in a relevant subject.

Months of entry

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

Course content

This PhD is part of the Midlands Energy Consortium and is run in collabroation with Centre for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Research at Birmingham University. The Centre offers a four year PhD programme combining taught modules with the opportunity to research pioneering hydrogen and fuel cell technologies.

The Midlands Energy Consortium comprises the universities of Nottingham, Birmingham and Loughborough as well leading industry partners. Students have the opportunity to become specialists in the new sustainable technologies of the future.

The programme comprises taught modules in science and engineering as well as business and management which equip students with:

  • an excellent range of business, project management and entrepreneurial skills
  • a substantial knowledge of the hydrogen economy within the UK, including:
  • clean methods for hydrogen production
  • materials for hydrogen storage and fuel cells
  • fuel cell systems, their use to supply power and move vehicles
  • energy policy, economic and regulation issues

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Department specialisms

Further information on the research being carried out by the Division Energy and Sustainability can be found at: www.nottingham.ac.uk/engineering/research/energyandsustainability

Information for international students

The International Office offers a number of scholarships for International students. English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the Faculty of Engineering web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
48 months

Course contact details

Name
Faculty Research Office
Email
engineering@nottingham.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)115 82 32500