Research course

Materials Engineering and Materials Design

University of Nottingham · Division of Materials, Mechanics and Structures

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

The Division conducts multidisciplinary research across a wide range of fields, serving industries as diverse as medicine, aerospace and automotive engineering and the construction industry.

Expertise within the Division spans bioengineering, geomechanics, materials science, and structural engineering.

Research comprises a wide range of experimental investigations and predictive numerical modelling studies which are supported by the latest in computing and laboratory facilities.

Research groups in this division include:

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 of Materials, Mechanics and Structures 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