Research course

Mechanical Engineering

Institution
University of Nottingham · Division of Materials, Mechanics and Structures
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

PhD projects can cover many different fields within this discipline, for example thermodynamics/fluid mechanics, structural dynamics, mechanics and design.

This PhD is based within the Materials, Mechanics and Structures Research Division and the Energy and Sustainability Research Division. This provides the opportunity to undertake a PhD in a wide range of research areas and work across traditional research boundaries being part of interdisciplinary teams.

The research work within the divisions spans a range of applications including medicine, aerospace and automotive engineering, energy and the construction industry, sustainable design and development and it includes work from the most fundamental studies up to near-commercial investigations.

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 in the Division of Materials, Mechanics and Structures can be found at: www.nottingham.ac.uk/materialsmechanicsandstructures

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

PhD

full time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Faculty Research Office
Email
engineering@nottingham.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0) 115 823 2500