We tackle the problems faced by society today: we aim to develop the knowledge and tools to build the communities of the future. Many of our projects have already had a significant impact on society; the impact of others will be felt by generations to come.
Our research supports core themes of Transport, and Resilience and Sustainability and is clustered into four research groups:
We work closely with industry, charities and research councils to encourage innovative thinking which has an impact on our lives. As a result we are proud of our heritage of internationally-recognised, multidisciplinary research in a stimulating research environment.
Fees and funding
Standard fees apply.
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Scholarships and studentships
Several research council studentships,bursaries and postgraduate scholarshipsare available for MPhil and PhD students, most of which provide full funding and someof which are enhanced by industrial funding, where the topic has a specific industrial relevance.
Other sources of funding are theEPSRC, the BBSRC, the Knowledge TransferPartnership (KTP), the European Union andindustrial funding for UK and EU students.
International students can often gain funding,Commonwealth scholarships or their homegovernment.
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The normal entrance qualification for PhD study is either at least an upper second-class Honours degree, or a first degree of a lower classification, along with an MSc/MRes, or evidence of substantial relevant industrial experience.
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We accept a range of qualifications from different countries – learn more about international entry requirements.
Standard English language requirements apply.
How to apply
It is recommended to contact the research theme leader before making any application for PhD study to discuss your project and funding. Thereafter, applications for PhD study can be submitted on-line.
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When clicking on the Apply Now button you will be directed to an application specifically designed for the programme you wish to apply for where you will create an account with the University application system and submit your application and supporting documents online. Further information regarding how to apply online can be found on the How to apply pages