Civil Engineering PhD opportunities

Birmingham has long been established as one of the UK's leading universities for postgraduate study, and our research has proven international impact. The most recent REF assessed the majority of research in the Department of Civil Engineering is rated as internationally excellent. Join us  and work with academics who are globally recognised in their field.

EPSRC National Productivity Investment Fund studentships

15 fully funded PhD studentships in STEM subjects available, with an association with industrial partners.  

We are inviting the very best applicants to join us in our research to explore, analyse and provide innovative solutions to challenges in the modern world.  Studentships are for four years and are available full-time and part-time. 

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Hear from our students

Spotlight on one of our PhD projects: Tornado simulation