Research courses

We have a strong focus on research and our postgraduate research students have access to leading technologies and the opportunity to gain industry experience within our related research centres.

Find a course

Our students have the opportunity to spend four years in industry via our unique Engineering Doctorate programme.

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

Studentships

Reinforcement learning control for autonomous systems

Funding information:
Funded EU and UK students only. Covers home fees and normal EPSRC stipend (currently £14553/year). All students may apply for this research project, but the full funding is guaranteed for UK and EU students.

Multiscale modelling of lithium-sulfur batteries

Funding information:
The Surrey’s Centre for Automotive Engineering in the Department of Mechanical Engineering Sciences, is offering a PhD studentship which will cover home fees and normal EPSRC stipend (currently £14, 553 a year).

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.

Centre for Doctoral Training

We host a prestigious EPSRC funded Centre for Doctoral Training in Micro- and NanoMaterials and Technologies (MiNMaT) which offers the Micro- and NanoMaterials and Technologies EngD course that combines industrially-relevant research with a taught element.

The Centre supports research engineers whilst they are based both at their sponsors organisation and here on campus over their four years.

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