Research course

Manufacturing Engineering

University of Nottingham · Division of Manufacturing and Process Technologies

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

Research at the forefront of Manufacturing Science and Technology in cooperation with a number of strategic industrial partners and research centres worldwide.

MPhil/PhD projects are specialised research projects defined in conjunction with supervisors and can cover many different fields within this discipline, for example design, manufacturing, assembly, measurement, testing and modelling.

The division has world-class facilities for design, manufacturing, assembly, measurement, testing and modelling as well as a proven track record in delivering high quality research, leading to numerous patents and high impact peer reviewed publications.

Within the division we offer exceptional facilities including a six axis water jet cutting machine; precision die-sinking and wire-EDM machines; two Hermle 5 axis milling machines; 2KW, 400W and 100W fibre lasers; a Zeiss ultra precision coordinate measuring machine; an EnvisionTec Perfactory rapid prototyping machine; state-of-the-art car, motorbike and train simulators in the Human Factors Transport Simulation Laboratory and the Usability and Ergonomics Laboratory

Department specialisms

Further information ont he research being carried out by the Division of Manufacturing can be found at

Information 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


full time
36 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44(0) 115 951 3629