Research courses

We are home to the Centre for Environmental Health Engineering, a designated WHO Collaborating Centre for the protection of water quality and health.

Our course

If you are interested in doing a PhD with us, please look at the interests of our Department's research groups and get in contact with an academic.


China Scholarship Council-Surrey Awards

Funding information:

Successful candidates will receive full cover of their tuition fee for overseas students for a duration of up to 48 months. Successful candidates will also receive a stipend as prescribed by the Chinese government, and international round trip air fare between China and the UK.

Expert support

The Doctoral College supports the academic and professional development of postgraduate researchers to ensure our world-leading research continues to grow. There is also an extensive Researcher Development Programme run at university level.

What our students say

Read our student profiles to discover first-hand what it's like to study with us.

My supervisors are academics with a solid interest and capability in my area of research. I’ve found them outstanding. Pam Billy Fom, PhD Civil and Environmental Engineering
Civil Engineering students
Prashant Kumar fitting clean air equipment to an outdoor wall


Our department continues to invest in the development of a suite of flexible, multi-use, experimental facilities and other specialist resources to facilitate the range of activities within our research portfolio.

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