Mechanical Engineering PhD
The School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering has an international reputation in research and in the most recent (2014) Research Excellence Framework, 88 per cent of its research was rated as 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' and ranked 11th in the UK for research output.
The School is globally recognised for its innovative world-leading research, with recognised successes through societal-changing impacts. The major strength of the research within the School is the applied nature and industrial relevance of the work. The School has long standing collaborations with major multinational companies in the aerospace, automotive, polymer processing, medical device and packaging sectors.
In choosing Queen’s for your research, you’ll work alongside academics who are leaders in their field. You will benefit from comprehensive support and guidance to help you succeed in your research and future career and will be part of a dynamic doctoral research environment of over 90 full-time and part-time research students.
The School’s research is split across 6 interconnected research themes: Advanced Manufacturing and Processing, Future Aircraft, Composite Materials and Structures, Simulation Technologies, Clean Energy and Biomaterials and Biomechanics. PhD opportunities are available in a wide range of subjects aligned to the specific expertise of our PhD supervisors.
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Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
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Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
The minimum academic requirement for admission to a research degree programme is normally an Upper Second Class Honours degree from a UK or ROI HE provider, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Further information can be obtained by contacting the School.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
Evidence of an IELTS score of 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in Speaking and Listening and a minimum of 5.5 in Reading and Writing, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University, is required. Taken within the last 2 yrs.
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Doctoral Degree/PhD
- Duration: 03 Year
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Annual Cost of Living: 9207 GBP
Application Fee: N/A